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Can't see a thing

I recently received a Meade DS 2130 as a gift. I have never used a telescope before, which makes it frustrating. I have read through the manual a thousand times, but still I see nothing. I have manually trained the scope on the moon and still nothing. Quite frankly, I just want to see "something" as all of the write-ups I have read about this scope suggest that I should be able to see Jupiter etc... Any suggestions would be appreciated! Thank you, TDuguid

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Well, not to be insulting did you at least take the dust cover off the thing, or maybe mirror lenses are not in.

Posted on Feb 19, 2007

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