NGC 4214 - Dwarf barred irregular galaxy in Canes Venatici  (image above is reduced-size crop | other sizes:  medium , original)

Distance:  10 million light years

Telescope Takahashi TOA-130F @ f/7.7
Mount Takahashi EM200 Temma II
Camera QSI 540wsg @ -15C
Filters Astrodon Tru-Balance I-Series LRGB Gen 2
Guider SX Lodestar
Settings 8x15min,8x10min L (bin1x1); 5x5min ea RGB (bin2x2); AstroArt5, CS4 (slightly cropped, 10xdarks/flats/fdarks/bias)

13 February, 14 March 2013 - Las Cruces, NM

Published as Astronomy Magazine Picture of the Day, 9 Jul 14 (screenshot).
in, 21 May 13 (screenshot).

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