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Gravitational lensing in M33?

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Gravitational lensing in M33?
I have just come across this Astronomers' Telegram.
(NEW) ATel 14976: MASTER OT J013318.91+305213.7 - possible microlensing event in M33... https://astronomerstelegram.org/?read=14976
At mag 19-ish it should be well within range of anyone with a functioning telescope of 30cm or larger which is fitted with a decent camera.
Unfortunately my 40cm is not functioning, partly because the camera is over here in the UK for repair and, even if it wasn't, I wouldn't want to get volcanic ash into all the gubbins.