Most of my astronomy is done from the back yard. This has the complications associated with ambient light for neighbours and the sky reflection from Naas. I have taken some photo while in Australia and tried on some other holidays. I hope to take the telescope away in the west soon as the best skies in Europe are in Ireland.
My telescope is the Celestron's Nexstar 8 SE telescope, a very nice piece of kit that was straightforward to set up. It comes with the following fearures: