suggest manual lens for milky way

Started 10 months ago | Discussions thread
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Are you guys using GEMs for these shots to avoid "trailing"?
In reply to kcire, 10 months ago

I was out in southeast asia with a beautiful dark night and when doing 30sec exposure pics, I start to see stars trailing. I notice your pics minimize that so I was wondering if you're using a German Equatorial Mount or some other device? I appreciate the advise as I am very interested in getting into Astrophotography.

Also, any recommendations on a budget telescope to mount the NEX (NEX-7) for under $500? I will have a separate budget for a GEM of course. Thank you.

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