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About this Object

Object Name:

NGC 4214

Object Description:

Galaxy with Bright Star Froming Regions

Position (J2000):

R.A. 12h 15m 40s
Dec. +36 19´ 36´´

Constellation:

Canes Venatici

Distance:

The distance to the NGC 4214 is 13 million light-years (4.1 Mpc).

Dimensions:

The image is 1.8 arcminutes (2.1 kpc) wide.

About the Data

Instrument:

WFPC2

Exposure Date:

July 22, 1997

Exposure Time:

2.4 hours

Filters:

F336W (U), F502N ([O III]), F555W (V), F656N (H-alpha), F702N (R), F814W (I)

Colors:

Chromaticaly Ordered

Principal Astronomers:

J. MacKenty, J. Maíz-Apellániz (STScI), C. Norman (JHU), N. Walborn (STScI), R. Burg (JHU), R. Griffiths (Carnegie Mellon University), Rosemary Wyse (JHU)

About this Image

Image Credit:

NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Release Date:

January 6, 2000 1:00 a.m. (EST)

Orientation/Scale:

North is toward the lower left of the image, East is toward the lower right of the image.