Flexible Dew Shield
for Celestron Nexstar 8" Telescopes
Flexible dew shield, close cell foam rubber- advantage
Flexible dew shield by ATOZstars is made of black close cell foam rubber
material, which is oil resistant, ozone resistant and fire retardant.
Flexible dew shield by ATOZstars will maintain temperature much long than
dew shield made with hard plastic because the close cell foam rubber sheet
is a very good insulator.
Flexible dew shield by ATOZstars has non-reflective flat black matt surface,
which is essential to eliminate glare cause by stray light. Flexible dew
shield by ATOZstars uses close cell foam rubber material, 3/16" thick,
light weight, yet firm and rigid to maintain cylindrical shape.
Flexible dew shield, ABS plastic sheeting-disadvantages
Flexible dew shield that is made of flexible ABS plastics sheeting has
many disadvantages. This type of flexible dew shield works well except
that it is difficult to store. . Flexible dew shields that are made of
plastic sheeting can be lay flat when not in use. However, it is too long
laying flat. Plastic sheeting flexible dew shield are also too bulking
when rolled up. It will not fit in my telescope hard case. There is no
good way to store this type of flexible dew shields. Lastly, the edge
of the dew shield comes apart when this type of dew shield is roll up
Flexible dew shield that is made of plastic sheeting may not have a matt
interior surface and would reflex stray light. A reflective surface of
the plastic sheeting flexible dew shield would totally defeat the purpose
of have a dew shield. This property is especially important if the flexible
dew shield is to be use as a lens shade.