We have a number of very wonderful and supersonically helpful nerds on my disocrd server. It’s a great place to nerd out and its completely free.
I've been experimenting with unusual narrowband filters. In this pic BLUE= iron and methylide emission lines (aka the G band) , Green = Mg and Orange= Sodium. I wasn't sure what to expect but it turns out to be most interesting. A bit like an onion there seems to be...
This is not a new clique of naturist astrophotographers who enjoy parading around star parties in their birthday suit. Not that I am against taking your kit off for a good cause such as performing the ancient Hopi Indian rain dance backwards around your telescope to ward off the clouds. This is more about having as little as possible between the thing in space you’re shooting and your camera.
I think that 8 inch Newtonians hit a massive astrophotography sweet spot. Proof of this are seen in the astrophotos of Lyaphine and other members of my discord server as well as tests that were done in Big Amateur Telescope last year.