Nikon 16-35mm, 17-35mm, or 28mm for astrophotography?

Started Apr 13, 2014 | Questions thread
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MadTay New Member • Posts: 4
Nikon 16-35mm, 17-35mm, or 28mm for astrophotography?

I was in the middle of this debate about 3 months ago, and thought I made my decision to get the 16-35mm. 
I was looking at tutorials for timelapse, and going over the information I had set aside for astrophotography and realized that anything above about 2.8 is not preferred for astrophotography like pictures of the Milky Way or star trails. 
I'm just really not sure at this point. 
Any advice would be greatly appreciated. 
I do not have enough money for 2 new lenses, as I just bought a brand new Nikon D610, but I can afford one of the listed lenses. 
The 16-35mm is wide open at f/4, the 17-35mm and 28mm are both wide open at f/2.8. 
What are your thoughts?
Is there another wide-angle lens that would do an awesome job with landscapes as well as astrophotography?

 MadTay's gear list:MadTay's gear list
Nikon D610 Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 60mm F2.8G ED Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-85mm F3.5-4.5G ED VR +1 more
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Nikon AF Nikkor 28mm f/2.8D Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm F4G ED VR Nikon AF-S Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8D ED-IF Nikon D610
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