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#1 Stew57

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 09:54 AM

I have emailed about this set of windows but got no reply.
http://urlm.in/qyie

Does anyone where I could get info on something like this?

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 10:05 AM

Unfortunately, your link goes to a sign-in page for yahoo.
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Posted 08 March 2013 - 11:08 AM

Sorry try

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 11:09 PM

Mark, are you considering them for an observatory?

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 11:53 PM

Try this link
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Posted 09 March 2013 - 12:30 AM

Contemplating using them for an obs but wife wants something a little more refined ;)

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 05:55 AM

Mark - you can view and image through closed modern double-glazing from indoors in comfort but the scope aperture must be small eg ~3" or preferably less with lowish power and the view angle through the glass is not too extreme. I regularly use my Coronado PST this way ;)

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 09:14 AM

If used in an Observatory, I would think you would need some type of inside shade, as that glass would allow heat to build up.

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 09:34 AM

Who is going to clean all that glass, especially the outside roof portion/inside ceiling. The outsides get very dirty/dusty, we have a glass atrium at work that if not cleaned monthly looks terrible.

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 10:59 AM

The assembly of window/skylight slides open to 8'. I figured sliding them open and using a pier tech pier to lift the scope up. My view would be directly south. I was thinking of a low E ti23 to reduce solar heat gain but some type of blind would probably be needed. Cleaning would be a regular chore but it would be worth it.

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 03:43 PM


maybe you could rain-x them good before final installation

The assembly of window/skylight slides open to 8'. I figured sliding them open and using a pier tech pier to lift the scope up. My view would be directly south. I was thinking of a low E ti23 to reduce solar heat gain but some type of blind would probably be needed. Cleaning would be a regular chore but it would be worth it.




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