Celestron Dew Shield for C6/C8 and C11 Optical Tube Assemblies
- Protect corrector plate from moisture and block excess light
- Velcro strip for secure attachment
- Available for C6/C8 and C11 OTA's
A lens shade, or dew shield, is a tube of approximately the same diameter as your telescope tube, designed to fit on the front end of the telescope to reduce the amount of dew that builds up on the corrector plate. It also helps prevent stray light from falling on the corrector plate, which greatly improves contrast for better viewing and astroimaging.
Celestron offer two dew shields: