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    Yes, Scott, It looks like you carried the flag for the club on Messier weekend.  I did go out last night – hadn't used the scope for awhile and spent much time getting up to speed.  Looked at Orion and could see the trapezium with 32mm lens.  Finder scope problems led me to
    look  at the Moon – a wonderful terminator line for some wild looking craters.  I think I was looking at Maurolycus (a deep crater??) and Barocius with some little Mickey Mouse ears by it.  Also saw Theophilus/Cyrillus/Catharina and the Rupes Altai along side.  Wondered if I was seeing tiny Bessel in Mare Serenitatis.  It was great to do the whole evening in flip flops!  Welcome the Equinox.  SB