This picture of the Trifid Nebula was taken at the Table Mountain Star Party in July 2003 - when it was fun for everyone. Havent been back since they limited the attendance, it was 50/50 for sky conditions anyway so no loss. 60 min on Kodak Gold 400 with AP 152 blue tube at f/8.55. Auto guided with ST-5C
AP 152(old blue)on CI700 w/80mm f/11 guider, C-8 on forks w/80mm f/5 guider, 20x80 binos, ST5C, 201XT, Ricoh 35mm, 20Da.