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Cleaning a reflector mirror

Started by dukers, 05/04/2004 05:04AM
Posted 05/04/2004 05:04AM Opening Post
How do I clean a reflector mirror safely? I can clean lenes ok but when I tried to clean a mirror I really messed it up. Thanks for any help,Ed
Posted 05/04/2004 06:35AM #1
Lots of ways to clean a mirror. Normally the best way to clean a mirror is "DON'T."

Telescope mirrors are first surface mirrors so any time you touch it with anything, you are touching and potentially damaging the coating.

What have you done so far? What scope is it and which mirror have you attempted to clean??