One neat trick to get brilliant images of the planets is to mount a standard webcam onto a telescope to capture good quality video recording and then use easily available software to turn the video into a single image. This technique doesn't require a particularly accurate telescope drive system but if you want to capture deep sky objects, things start to get tricky.
The Earth spins on its axis once every 24 hours and a telescope magnifies this spin, so any astronomical object will slowly drift through the field of view.
So first things first, you will need an equatorial telescope mount with a good drive system. An alt-az system with drives will cause the object to slowly rotate in the field of view so an equatorial mount is the easy solution, ideally one that has an input from a guiding system of some sort.
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The drive will be pretty good but there will be tiny imperfections that will cause it to speed up or slow down a little making the target move around, blurring the image. You can eradicate this with a guiding system that constantly monitors a 'guide' star for any movement and sends instant corrective action to the drive system through its guiding input.