JupiterM42 Orion Nebula AP does take patience… and a lot of practice.
Astrophotography Astrophotography is only as hard as you make it.
Yeah, ok, thats great… Now which telescope do I buy?
Four Key Terms Avoid Telescopes Advertising MagnificationAvoid Telescopes Advertising Magnification Larger Aperture = Better ClarityLarger Aperture = Better Clarity short Focal Length = Wide Field of Viewshort Focal Length = Wide Field of View LONG Focal Length = Narrow Field of ViewLONG Focal Length = Narrow Field of View
Four Questions 1. How much do you want to spend? 2. How far will you need to move your telescope to use it? 3. What do you really want to see? 4. Visual observing or Astrophotography?