Astrophotography would certainly not be what it is today, if it weren’t for the numerous tools available. As a beginner, I was stunned by not only the number of computer programs, tools, smartphone apps and websites available today; but also by the fact that many of them were actually developed by amateur astronomers, who simply wanted to help other fellow astrophotographers.
DSO-Browser is a great tool for astrophotographers who are planning an astrophotography session. It provides a lot of useful information regarding the deep-sky objects visible from your location, and hosts an active community to share your work. Getting started with