However, the price of specialist conversions have been coming down recently, and for 80 quid I could have the internal filters removed to turn it into a full spectrum camera. This would let me use it, with appropriate external filters, both as an infra-red camera, and for astro-photography with better response in the Hydrogen Alpha band.
The first is simple – learn the skies.
This is mainly because, although I have 3 telescopes, I don’t do anything that serious with them, just use them for fun. I have dabbled with some astro-photography, but usually, I am just sitting out in the garden, browsing the skies with them.