[AZ-Observing] Re: Anti-dew stuff

  • From: "Kimball Corson" <kcorson@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2004 17:56:21 -0700

Well Steve,

Under the Theory of Natural Perversity that plagues our astronomical
efforts, now that you have what you need to resolve your dew problems, that
should be the end of the dew we get in this neck of the woods for many a
year. Thanks from the rest of us.

Kimball Corson

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steve Coe" <stevecoe@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, December 31, 2004 5:16 PM
Subject: [AZ-Observing] Anti-dew stuff


> Howdy all;
>
> Well, after the dew bath at Sentinel last new moon I decided to get a
> dew heater for the SCT.  I have not used it, but I bought the one from
> scopestuff dot com.  It was about half the price of the Kendrick system.
> It is a heating strip for the front element of the C 11 and another for
> the eyepiece.  I am guessing that I can use it for the 4 inch refractor
> if I take that out.  I would just wrap the heater strip around the dew
> shield of the refractor several times.
>
> That is my plan; I will let you know how it turns out as time goes by.
>
> Clear Skies to us all;
> Steve Coe
>
> P.S.  I am planning for a trip to Sentinel for February, I hope that I
> will not need the new gizmo..well shall see.
>
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