This past weekend we were in Ballarat again. We had hoped that we would get nice clear skies to do some observing. Thursday night was clear... but I was feeling absolutely dreadful, for no apparent reason, so I managed to stagger out and have a look at Saturn (awesome, especially with the extender, which J kindly found for me) and then staggered back inside.
J, however, produced this:
Apparently it's common to invert them, so:
... which I think is pretty awesome for a first go at drawing a nebula.
Friday night = absolutely no chance of clear skies. Boo hiss.