Re: Swiffer my primary mirror


preciousmyprecious
 

Jim, I think we have the beginnings of a dirty mirror contest or AL program. 
 
Carpe Noctem
Bill McLean


From: Jim Tallman
To: backbayastro@...
Sent: Thursday, June 20, 2013 1:37 PM
Subject: RE: [backbayastro] Swiffer my primary mirror

 
Actually I think Courtney is the winner for dirtiest mirror.
 
Jim
 
From: backbayastro@... [mailto:backbayastro@...] On Behalf Of William McLean
Sent: Thursday, June 20, 2013 12:32 PM
To: backbayastro@...
Subject: Re: [backbayastro] Swiffer my primary mirror
 
 
That is good!-Isn't there a Swiffer for primary mirrors? HA! 
 
Unless it's real bad I can't tell a clean from a dirty by use. George has the dirtiest mirror in the club and I defy anyone to see a difference, on the same object- side by side with a clean mirror scope.
 
Carpe Noctem
Bill McLean

From: LeighAnne <lalagoe@...>
To: backbayastro@...
Sent: Thursday, June 20, 2013 11:08 AM
Subject: [backbayastro] Swiffer my primary mirror
 
 
Is there a quick and easy way to dust off the primary mirror?

The instructions for my Orion XT8 classic dob tell me to remove the primary mirror and soak it soapy water and alcohol and wipe clean with cotton balls. Sounds like too opportunities to screw up, scratch and/or drop my mirror. I'm scared.

Isn't there a Swiffer for primary mirrors? HA!
 


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