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THINGS UPSIDEDOWN my son got a new telescope for his christmas... it was all taken out off box and assembled but the only prop is everything is upsidedown what could be the prob...?

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  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    i have the same problem

  • ian4183 Dec 30, 2008

    i have the same problem, just about to take it back to the shops. i have looked at the instructions a number of times and everything is conected correctly.

    is it faulty?

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Chimney is correct-- THERE is NO up or down in space-- so astronomical telescopes present the image upside down-- rather than introducing more GLASS-- between you and the sky object ; just to turn it right side up. they all work this way.




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It's the nature of the way telescopes work that means all images are seen inverted. For astronomical use, this isn't really a problem.

You can buy an "image erector lens" to correct the image and see it rightside-up though.

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