Spent weeks renovating a nice old telescope to photograph galaxies. Get a good night but can't use it because the seeing is too bad. Not to be beaten, got the little 6" reflector going instead. Not as close, but better than nothing. Would love to have a go at that triplet with the 254.
l to r galaxies m96 ngc3373 m105 ngc3371  in leo
700d on nt150s 33x300s @ ISO800