This fantastic region in Orion’s belt is imaged here with the Esprit @ F/5, 40 x 180 seconds @ ISO800
Honoustly I was fed up with the boring display of Wirtanen, so I pointed the scope towards B33 after it cleared the tree branches.
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Thanks to the lathe- and other – skills of my friends, the adapter of the tripod to the EQ8 mount is completed and fully operational. What a delight!
After a full night of semi-automated imaging the scope stands in the sunlight and is in need of a comb to tidy up all the loose cables. The target was NGC7331 of which 6 hours of fotons were gathered.
A few days later I imaged the same object using the C11 and the F/7 reducer: