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Ciro Vitiello

Hi from London

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Hi everyone

I am new to the forum and a novice.

I have a budget of £1.5k and very soon I would like to by the best telescope/mount bundle i can for astrophotography!

I already have a nikon d5200.

As a novice i would like some advise from you all!

Thanks in advance 

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Welcome to SGL, do post up your equipment advice question on the relevant forum.

Carole 

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Welcome,  you will get the best advice here, you can spend money so easy setting up for astrophotography, good luck

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Hi and welcome to SGL - I would say that your best bet at the moment would be to pop over to FLO, go into their books section and buy a copy of 'Making Every Photon Count' - This is an imagers bible and will really help you understand what you need and why. I'd not spend a penny until I'd read it ...... twice!!!

After that............. Mmmmm .......... We just love to spend other people's money :D

Look forward to seeing you around :)

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Welcome to SGL  :smiley: .

Look at Dob's you get far better value for money with them! & maybe a 6" refractor to go with it?.

Best of luck in your search :grin: .  

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Hi and welcome from me and welcome to Sgl, that's a good budget if your g ping the second hand market if your looking at imaging there's lots of little extras you may want to look into a bit more before committing to it

Pat

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Hi Ciro and welcome to SGL, you could possibly do no better than go to one of the meetings held by the Baker Street Irregulars AS, who meet in Regents Park on a regular basis. Discussing your problems with like minded Astronomers, should be very informative for you :)

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Hi Ciro and welcome to SGL - if your serious about AP get a copy of "Making Every Photon Count" by Steve Richards. It can save much time, money and frustration

Good luck and clear skies :icon_santa:

Ben

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Hi & Welcome to SGL.  Do let us know what scope(s) you end up buying.  Good luck.

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Hi, Ciro Vitiello, a warm welcome to SGL - and to the worlds of amateur astronomy!

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Thanks everyone here! I will buy this book Making Every Photon Count as some of you suggested as i am not in rush (to waste money)!

thanks again

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