I have some questions here and I know you all can answer them
We are in Galaxy season. My ability to image is decreased by about 40% due to where my house and backyard sit. My house pretty much blocks the entire Eastern sky for me. The West is starting to look very blank as spring approaches, save for Galaxies.
I live in pretty much a Red Zone. I have an Ha, along with LRGB filters. The Oiii filter I am buying soon will be no help/useless.
Is imaging Galaxies out of the question with my ZWO 1600 given my light pollution? M81 for me is pretty much right over the DC megalopolis.
Or, (given the power of the 1600) are several 30 second or so images within the realm of possibility?
I don't want to stop imaging because of the loss of good nebulous targets in my view. The Rosette is sinking faster and earlier in April. But I also don't want to waste my time fighting substandard images if I can avoid it.
Still being very new to CMOS imaging, I am still learning what the 1600 is capable of and I defer to the collective wisdom and experience of you all.