This was first-light for my refurbished scope the Orion Optics 250mm newt. I had the mirrors re-silvered last summer, I flocked the tube and replaced the focuser for a Skywatcher low-profile Crayford. I've just finished making a brace for the rings - to stop ring wobble - which it does very well.
The Lacerta Komakorr Coma Corrector is a big improvement over Skywatcher 0.9 CC. Sharpness has improved across the image, its very noticeable. Continue reading "Messier 51 and first light for my Orion Optics 250mm rebuild."