No doubt, but if you saw my neighborhood at 2 AM, you might not want to bring $2,000 worth of equipment out there either
Even worse, my window actually offers the darkest shot that can be found within a reasonable distance from my apartment building. Perhaps a picture is
worth a thousand words; may I present: monstrosity.
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/69/15604 ... 1db0_o.jpg
(warning very large photo, and it still cuts off 1/3 of the building)
Oh, and as for light pollution, well, I could tell you that this was a night-time shot, and still not be too far off.