Object: Galaxies NGC 3413, -24, -30 Constell: LMI RA: 10h 52.2m (-30) Decl: +32° 57' Epoch: 2000 Mag: 11.5m (v) Size: 4.0'x2.2' Type: SAB(rs)c Observer: Jere Kahanpää Obs. place: Kyyjärvi, Finland Date/Time: 26./27.3.1993, 23.53 Telescope: N 205/1000 Magn: 126x Filter: Field: 30' NE Lim.mag: 6.3m Background sky: 1-2 Seeing: 2 Weather: Brightness: see below Alt: Description: A chain of 3 galaxies oriented SW-NE. The brightest galaxy in the field is NGC 3430: Almost round, moderately concentrated. NGC 3424 is an edge-on galaxy 5.5' SW of -30. It was seen as a thin needle of light, PA 100°. Slightly concentrated. NGC 3413 is the faintest with this telescope. It has a small core which was quite easy with averted vision. The surrounding glow was extremely faint. PA about 20°? 16' SW of -30. The interacting pair NGC 3395-96 is 30' W.