Object: Galaxy NGC 3442 = Markarian 418         Constell: LMI

RA: 10h 53.1m           Decl: +33° 55'          Epoch: 2000
Mag: 13.4m (v)          Size: 0.6'x0.5'         Type: Sa?

Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Kyyjärvi, Finland
Date/Time:  26./27.3.1993, 00.55

Telescope: N 205/1000
Magn: 126x              Filter:
Field: 30'              NE Lim.mag: 6.3m
Background sky: 1-2     Seeing: 2 

Brightness: 5           Alt:    
Description: Extremely small if not stellar at 63x. Adding a 2x
Barlow revealed a small disk with a (relatively) very bright
stellar nucleus (mag. 13.5m). GSC shows a 11m star near the
nucleus of this galaxy = an AGN outburst?