I know I am not bragging because I know a lot of other amateurs have the same telescope performance as mine, but it is amazing. It had been about 2 weeks or longer when I last had the scope up. Tonight I powered it up, selected the star Algenib for it to slew to, it took a GPS reading, then slewed to it, and dead center in the field of view. M15 dead center, M30 dead center. Everything I looked at was at or close to dead center. This is sure a far cry from the 12.5" Dall-Kirkham I had for many years. It seemed the sky was pretty bright tonight after my eyes got dark adapted. However, I observed M15, 30, 33, 74, 77, 34, 76: NGC7662, 891, 772, 246, 936, 1023. NGC246 is an interesting object. At first I didn't see anything except for light haziness that filled the entire field of view and four bright stars near the center. However, as I looked longer a large oval shape of haziness appeared, separate from the haziness of the rest of the field of view, that gave the four stars the appearance of being in cocoon. Stan -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.