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Hiding from the light

Construct a simple light shield to ward off unwanted illumination while observing.
RELATED TOPICS: TELESCOPES
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How do you construct a simple light shield? That’s what multiple people wanted to know after reading one of my recent columns (“Everyday accessories” from February 2014) in which I mentioned you could assemble a barrier separating your telescope from an intrusive light source by using materials purchased at a hardware store. Might I be able to provide them with plans for constructing one? At the time, I unfortunately couldn’t.

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