The Ingredients of Success

Some practical considerations to steer one through the maze of options. After all, success breeds success.




When I was planning the chapters on equipment selection, I wondered how to go about it in a logical way. In my case, I started off by buying an entire used outfit and basically played with it. Over time I worked out what to keep, upgrade, change or modify. Looking back, I might have rationalized the essential requirements for astrophotography and then made more sense of the overwhelming equipment choice. It is very easy to deviate into exciting details and lose sight of the bigger picture. What follows is a mixture of practical considerations and more technical qualities that you look for when you choose ...

Get The Astrophotography Manual, 2nd Edition now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.