NGC 4214

NGC 4214 is a dwarf barred irregular galaxy located around 10 million light-years away in the constellation Canes Venatici.

NGC 4214 is both larger and brighter than the Small Magellanic Cloud as well as a starburst galaxy, with the largest star-forming regions (NGC 4214-I and NGC 4214-II) in the galaxy's center. Of the two, NGC 4214-I contains a super star cluster rich in Wolf-Rayet stars and NGC 4214-II is younger (age less than 3 million years), including a number of star clusters and stellar associations.

L = 21 * 600 sec. bin1, Ha = 11 * 1800 sec., RGB = 10 * 600 sec. bin2, in each channel.

Total exposition - 14.0 hours.

Pixinsight 1.8, Photoshop.

NGC 4214