I can calculate the motions of the heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people

— Sir Isaac Newton



Taken with newly purchased Astro-tech 6" Ritchey Cretien Thursdy 25th June.
Messier described it as "a nebula which I am sure contains no star". Sir William Herschel used his great reflector and disclosed its true nature as "a most beautiful cluster of stars exceedingly compressed in the middle and very rich".

How's the RC6 performing

How's the RC6 performing since you got it back?


It's working just great, can't wait to take it to the field on Route 72, possible Saturday July 4th. I just replaced the other image with this one after subtracting a dark frame.