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Should I let my lens cool before sunset

Started by rogerwillismills, 11/23/2011 09:57AM
Posted 11/23/2011 09:57AM Opening Post
I'm new to this field and have just acquired a TMB 152 Triplet and am wondering if it would be advisable to let the glass cool to the ambient temperature?
Posted 11/23/2011 10:02AM #1
Absolutely! Your system will always perform best if it is at ambient temperature. Professional observatories are typically cooled to evening outside temperatures during the day.
Posted 11/24/2011 11:54AM #2
Staring out this hobby with a 6" triplet is some beginning! 8O

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