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Stargazing What do you recomend is the best way to clean a lense(telescope)

  1. Sep 5, 2005 #1
    Thanks for the help
     
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  3. Sep 5, 2005 #2

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    If you can remove the lens safely and ensure that it will be reinstalled with some semblance of collimnation, you should flush the lens with a 50:50 solution of distilled water and isoppropyl alcohol. This cleaning solution is cheap and easy to make, so use plenty of it, and use a gentle touch with clean optical tissue (not regular "blow-your-nose" stuff that is loaded with harsh abrasives).
     
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