What is astrophotography?
Astrophotography is simply taking photos of the sky, and objects in the sky. This could be the sun, the moon, and the planets. These objects are within reach of any budget and are often the most exciting to image.


What is deep sky photography?
Deep sky imaging is taking photos of nebulae, star clusters, double-stars, and other faint and fuzzy objects. These objects usually require very long exposures, and more expensive equipment to do this well however many objects like M42, M45 are within reach of everyone even those holding a camera to the eyepiece.