After a rainy afternoon I was quite pleased to see some clear skies tonight.
Took the Skywatcher outside around 10.00pm but high clouds again spoilt the view. I did manage to get a glimpse of the double cluster, the increase in aperture from 80mm (on the Meade) to 200mm made this an amazing sight through the scope!
Just as I spotted the Pleiades a meteor flashed by them! The seven sisters were quite low in the sky but the Skywatcher easily showed lots of detail though I couldn't the complete cluster using the 25mm EP. I am thinking about buying a lower power EP, say 40mm, for this kind of observing.
When the Pleiades are higher in the sky I will try to get some long exposure photos, I have high hopes for that.
That's all I had time for last night what with the clouds etc.