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2 weeks 6 days ago #107185 by Keith g
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Hi all, have any of you brought a small telescope with you on holidays through Dublin airport? I have s small celestron C80ed and was thinking of bringing it.

The only option for me is to put in in the suitcase :-( Apart from the scope being well covered up, chances are it will probably be damaged during transit. Any body had any problems with staff and the X-ray scanner, I really don’t want to cause hassle to the family if we are pulled aside :ermm:

Keith..

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2 weeks 5 days ago - 2 weeks 4 days ago #107191 by lunartic
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Can you not bring it as hand luggage?

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2 weeks 4 days ago #107193 by Keith g
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Nah it’s too long, even at that I have binoculars, an astrotrac, eyepieces to name but a few. My wife thinks we are going to the moon :-)

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