I have seen more in my light-polluted suburban backyard in the last three months of doing EAA than I have seen in my entire life of doing visual observations with larger scopes and darker skies.
It is SO worth it. You will be amazed. A few examples are attached. Note the images are shrunken down and cropped and don't represent anything close to what I saw on my screen. These image were from approximately 2 minute stacks so they are close to real-time viewing.
Amen to this...
Haven't used my big Dob at all since starting EAA 3 years ago. Light pollution worsened so much in the last 25 years in my neighborhood that I probably didn't go out observing more than 5 times a year, usually to look at planets in good seeing, never for DSO's.
Then I discovered video astronomy, EAA, whatever one wants to call it:
With a fairly modest setup (8" SCT, ASI 224 camera, and hyperstar--not so modest--) I'm observing at least 5 nights a month, enjoying jaw-dropping images of previously unthinkable targets such as Horsehead Nebula and seriously faint galaxies. Complete game changer. Rejuvenated a hobby that had nearly faded away.