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About this Object

Object Name:

NGC 4414

Object Description:

Spiral Galaxy

Position
(J2000):

RA: 12h 26m 27s
Dec: +31° 13' 29"

Constellation:

Coma Berenices

Distance:

62,000,000 light years (19.1 megaparsecs)

Optical Diameter:

56,000 light years (17,000 parsecs)

Dimensions:

The image is 2.4 arcminutes on the vertical side.

About the Data

Principal Astronomers:

1995 Image: W. Freedman (Observatories of the Carnegie Institution of Washington), J. Mould (MSSSO), R. Kennicutt; (U. Arizona), B. Madore (NED) and collaborators. 

1999 Image: L. Frattare, H. Bond, C. Christian, J. English, F. Hamilton, A. Kinney, Z. Levay, K. Noll (Hubble Heritage Team).

Instrument:

WFPC2

Filters:

Blue: F439 (B), Green: F555W (V), Red: F814W (I)

Exposure Dates:

April/June, 1995; April, 1999

Exposure Time:

3.5 hours

About this Image

Image Credit:

NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Release Date:

June 3, 1999

Orientation/Scale:

North is toward the left of the image.