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How to put together 60EQ-SD telescope

Equatorial refracting telescope

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SOURCE: I'm looking for the owners manual for the Saturn

All of the Meade manuals are located on this web site.
http://www.meade.com/manuals/index.html


Maybe it's this one?
http://www.meade.com/manuals/TelescopeManuals/Refractors/NG-NGC%20manual.pdf

Look around the page under the REFRACTOR heading.

Posted on May 09, 2010

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Need a manual for a 60 mm refractor telescope. Can you email me one? I purchased it through Amazon


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Sounds like you may have an obstruction blocking the passage of light.

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There are 3 types of telescopes --- see this web site:

http://texasastro.org/telescope.php

and two types of mounts--

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http://texasastro.org/mounts.php

You must be more specific as to the type and the mount.

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I jus bouught a tasco i guess 302675 from this little store, in this little town, lol, i dont kno if all the pieeces are here how to put the pieces i do havee together~ thought it mightt be a ...


You bought a small refractor on an EQUATORIAL mount if it is like the picture above on the question.

These mounts must be polar aligned in order to work, NOT something that a child would be able to do. Read my Equatorial Mount TIP on my profile page. You will probably return the scope after you read it.

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A friend of mine just purchased a used Polaris 60EQ-D telescope and asked if it can be used for terrestrial viewing. Are there any types of lens adapters to flip the view to right side up?


Yes they are called "erecting diagonal" like this one:

http://www.telescope.com/control/accessories/telescope-diagonals/1*25-inch-45-deg-orion-correct-image-prism-telescope-diagonal

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I'm looking for the owners manual for the Saturn 60EQ:2.4 (60mm) Equatorial Refracting Telescope


All of the Meade manuals are located on this web site.
http://www.meade.com/manuals/index.html


Maybe it's this one?
http://www.meade.com/manuals/TelescopeManuals/Refractors/NG-NGC%20manual.pdf

Look around the page under the REFRACTOR heading.

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How do i put a telescope together without the instructions


This is a small 60mm refractor, on an equatorial mount. Sure wish you had NOT bought this scope.

First it is only 60mm about the same size as a pair of 10x50mm binoculars. You would be able to see and find more sky objects with the binoculars.

Second it is on an equatorial mount, which must be polar aligned in order to work properly. So you will need to line up the axis of the mount onto the star Polaris. You can read my TIPS on my profile page to learn how to do this.

They all go together in a similar fashion. Here is a very similar Meade telescope manual that you can use to help you assemble it:
http://www.meade.com/manuals/m285/index.html

and read this also:
http://www.texasastro.org/telescope.php


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I have been given a tasco telescope 49t-e i have no user manual (have not got a clue what goes where ... please help!


Here is a link to a Meade telescope similar to your telescope. They all go together pretty much the same way.

http://www.meade.com/manuals/m285/index.html

You apparently have a refractor on an equatorial mount. You must learn how to POLAR ALIGN the telescope on Polaris to use the telescope. I do not recommend equatorial mounts to beginners.

Read this:
http://www.astromax.org/faq/p-align.htm

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My Meade Polaris 60EQ-D Telescope is missing the diagonal mirror.


Here is Meade's manual web page. Find your telescope on the page:
http://www.meade.com/manuals/index.html

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Here is the manual for your telescope-- it includes operating instructions-

http://www.meade.com/manuals/TelescopeManuals/Polaris/Polaris60AZ_AR.pdf

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