Cleaning the telescope 

How to clean a dirty telescope :

Step 1
Take out the dirty mirror

Step 2
Take the mirror out of it’s mount

Step 3
Use a hair dryer to blow off sand-like dust particles. Keep the heat setting in the hairdryer at the minimum.

Step 4
Find a nice big bowl like this and clean it.

Step 5

Place the mirror gently inside the bowl and pour enough distilled water so that the mirror is completely immersed.

Step 6

Add some Dazzl. This gets rid of the fungus on the mirror

Step 7

Rub the surface of the mirror very gently with clean hands, all the time making sure that the mirror is totally immersed.

Step 8

Rub the surface of the mirror very gently with cotton, all the time making sure that the mirror is totally immersed.

Step 9

Take the mirror out of water and using a stream of water, clean off the particles that are still stuck to the surface.

Step 10

Take the mirror out of the bowl and dry it using a hairdryer.

Step 11

Look at the clean mirror and be happy

Step 12

Clean the secondary mirror using the same technique (with a stream of water)

Step 13

Dry the secondary mirror using a hairdryer.

Step 14

Before mounting the mirrors, clean the tube of the telescope the traditional way.

Step 15

Collimate the mirror assembely.

There , we have a much cleaner and better telescope.

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