Don't let condensation ruin your expensive kit…

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Don't let condensation ruin your expensive kit…


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I know many people do have issues with condensation in their observatories, and I know domes can be very susceptible to it, and can be a real pain and damaging to your expensive optics, imaging or observing gear, so let’s try and stop it at the source…this may help…

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Re: Don't let condensation ruin your expensive kit…


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thx for the tips .
REFRACTORS , . Lunt 80mm MT Ha Doublet Refractor .

BINOS REFRACTOR , apm 82mm sd on the way here .

BINOS , Celestron 7x50 made in Japan .

Seestar S50 Smart Telescope .

EYEPIECES, 26mm Nagler t5 , 2-zoom Svbony 7-21 ,2 x Baader Hyperion Universal Zoom Mark IV 8-24mm 68° , Orion Premium Linear BinoViewer .

FILTERS, Nebustar 2 tele vue .Celestron uhc . Apm solar wedge . contrast booster 2 inches and 2 x 1,25 inche .

MOUNTS , cg-4 ,MANFROTO 028 B and fluide head 608 on the way here .

Jean-Yves :flags-canada:
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