Photographing the dark expanse that is the night sky might seem like a daunting task at first, but it's not as hard as you may think. A sturdy tripod and wide-angle lens might make this easier, but are by no means essential. Instead, focus on finding areas with minimal light pollution and make sure you choose the right settings on your camera. You're good to go. Wrap up warm - it's time to go star-gazing.
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