I came across a good article by Ian Norman this morning about selecting a lens for capturing the Milky Way and stars in one, static image. This is exactly the type of photography that I enjoy and practice.
Here is the link:
It’s lengthy and full of technical details. It’s definitely worth reading. Thanks to Ian for putting this out there.
He ultimately concludes that a 24mm f/1.4 lens is optimum on a full frame 35mm sensor. I agree with that.