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Help i always wanted a telescope i got a reflector but being new to this i have no idea how to use my telescope

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Help i always wanted a telescope i got a reflector but being new to this i have no idea how to use my telescope


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Hello. My daughter received the 120mm Astro-Nova 525x telescope as a gift. There was an instruction paper for putting it together which I did. It also had the star chart and the "Getting the Most From Your New Telescope" DVD which did not work at all and looking over the parts I realized the CyberSky Interactive CD-ROM was missing. So, I have no idea how to use the telescope at all. It was purchased at Toy R Us but they weren't any help except to say to contact you directly. We have been unable to use it for months and right now since Jupiter is visible in the night sky and won't be for another 25 years, we want to learn how to work this telescope and soon! Could you please send me the DVD and CD-ROM, otherwise the purchase of this telescope was a complete waste of money for my mother and that saddens me, not to mention my daughter has not been able to use it. Thank you for your help.


I would be surprised if ToysRus told you to contact FixYa. This is an advice site largely manned by volunteers, with no connection to ToysRus or Edu-Science. I would suggest that you contact Edu-Science to get the missing CD, or insist that ToysRus refund for the defective (missing parts) item they have sold you.Don't worry about Jupiter. It is not going to disappear. I have been watching it for decades and it is almost always up there.
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Astromaster114eq i gave my husband a telescope for his bday. Hes never used one before but has always wanted one. hes been researching all day and getting all ready to use his new telescope tonight, but we cant for some reason zoom in or see closer anything. it looks just like we are looking with our own eyes. is there something special that we need to do in order to make it work?


Just use the lens with the larger number on it such as 25mm by itself. If that doesn't work you may need to adjust the mirrors the could have been knocked out of alinement durning shipping..
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I want to find and to buy a new or a used Photo


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I picked up a used Meade 114 EQ AS on the off


First go to Meade's manual web site -- look under the REFLECTOR heading and download a manual. Here:http://www.meade.com/manuals/index.htmlSecond-- It's NOT ASTROLOGY! It's Astronomy! Astrology is completely fake and superstitious belief that the planets and stars affect your life!The MIRROR is on the bottom of the telescope- this is called a REFLECTOR style telescope. The focuser is on the TOP (side) of the telescope. Make sure the focuser end is UP and the mirror is on the bottom pointed toward the GROUND.Read my TIPS on my profile page.
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We got a Celestron AstroMaster 114 EQ for Christmas and we are new to the Astronomy world (always wanted to get into it, but haven't until now). We are having a hard time understanding how to collimate the scope and we need a video or something to take us through step by step, Also don't know if we installed the motor right, it looks like it is where it should go, but turning it on we are not sure if it is working right. Like I said we are new to this and want to learn more so that we too can enjoy the wonders of the stars, planets and all that we can see. HELP US Please.


I don't know why you are trying to collimate the scope. This is a complicated procedure and is probably not the first thing a newcomer should be doing. If it is a new scope, the collimation ought to be OK anyway. Are you having trouble with coma? If you don't know, or don't know what that is, then collimation is probably not the problem.If the problem is that you are not able to see what you expect in the telescope, then that is likely to be something other than the collimation being out. New telescope users are taken by surprise at the difficulty of just pointing the telescope in the right direction to see anything. The field of view is quite limited, especially if you are using a high power eyepiece. The higher the power of eyepiece on a telescope, the dimmer the image, the more difficult to aim it at any chosen object, and the more difficult to focus. When the scope is not focussed, even if there are stars in the field of view, they will only be faint blurs.I suggest that you try the telescope first in daylight (NOT pointed at or near the Sun), using the least powerful eyepiece (the one with the largest number). Try it on objects on the horizon, remembering that they will appear upside down. This is a good time to get the accessory finder scope lined up with the main scope, too. When you have become familiar with the low power eyepiece, try a higher power, which will focus at a different point (and be harder to find objects with). Then try it out at night, on a bright, easily found object like the moon.Poor collimation will affect the quality of the image, but any other problem will be due to something else. I suggest that you visit THIS WEBSITE for a beginners guide.
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My new konustart 700 does not contain any instructions on how to use the instrument,i dont want to be taught how to be an astronomer i just want to be able to observe the monn etc to start with and if that is a success then i may go on to buy more books and accessories it si not obvious to a thicko like me how to use the view finder,please help an old boy who would appreciate some simple instruction


This is a small 70mm refractor on an simple alt az mount (up-down & left right).Put the diagonal into the focuser and then put the eyepiece with the largest number written on it into the diagonal. Go outside during the day time and practice focusing with this eyepiece on a distant object. Line up the crosshairs in the finder scope with the same object that you are practicing on.The image will be upside down -- this is not a problem no up or down in space. Point the scope at the moon.This is a diagonal--http://www.amazon.com/b?ie=UTF8&node=3426071Read my TIPS on my profile page and read this:http://www.texasastro.org/telescope.php
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How do I remove the black paper disk like thing on the telescope lens?


That BLACK PAPER is there to cause the trap of light and dust and etc from the MIRROR and is held in place usally with adjustable locking screws to balance the reflective properties of the lens.
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