Object 12. Outstanding group at low galactic latitude (b = +12^deg^)
in Vela, with very bright, large-size members. Group elongated NS. Few
other galaxies of this brightness and size over whole plate. Members
include NGC 3256, 3261, 3262, 3263, as well as 3256A, B and C
(de Vaucouleurs 1956, Table III). NGC 3256 noted by de Vaucouleurs
(note p. 66) as a colliding system with 2-3 nuclei.