New telescope, cold weather... is it okay?

Hey i just purchased a new refracting telescope with a 10.2 cm diameter lens. It is approximately on average -10 Celsius and i would like to know if it is safe to leave it outdoors or would that ruin it? Would it affect the image of, say jupiter. if i kept it indoors then brought it outdoors to use. Input... show more Hey i just purchased a new refracting telescope with a 10.2 cm diameter lens. It is approximately on average -10 Celsius and i would like to know if it is safe to leave it outdoors or would that ruin it?

Would it affect the image of, say jupiter. if i kept it indoors then brought it outdoors to use.

Input and advice in using telescopes would be greatly appreciated as this is my first. Thanks!
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