Astro Holiday Planetary Equipment Checklist

Valid passport and plane tickets; Telescope in quality packing case; Fragile/Glass/This Way Up labels; Telescope cables and all accessories; Electrical adapters for the country;

Power extension cables and multi-socket power plug-boards;

Figure 5.4. High daytime temperatures can necessitate some drastic cooling techniques on an optical tube that has become too hot. In this case, a Celestron 9.25 tube is being fan cooled indoors after getting too hot in Barbados. Image: Damian Peach.
Figure 5.5. Damian Peach observing with a Celestron C9.25 while on a three-week imaging holiday in Barbados. Seeing conditions were near-perfect on most nights. Image: Damian Peach.

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