Dick's Amateur Astronomy Images:  Early Efforts

Astrophotography is very difficult.  For anyone just starting out, here are some images that are relatively easy to take.

Orion, 1 minute exposure, back yard, crop
Orion, 1 minute, wider angle than above, satellite going through it, back yard
Sunspots   (Note: Solar filter required for Sun viewing & photography!

Astronomy Pictures: Dick Locke's Astrophoto Gateway page....

Basic Astrophotography

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