I finally put back together my wide-field setup based on my SkyWatcher 72ED and Nikon D5300. I wanted to give it a quick test last night, since the sky was actually clear for once. It was running nice and smooth until after I fell asleep, when a cable snagged and caused the meridian flip to fail. It’s always something, isn’t it?
Here’s a wide view of M101 after only a few hours,