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These are very generic in design -- this may help you--

http://www.uk-telescopes.co.uk/beginners_guide%20to%20telescopes.htm

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

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Hi my name is Daniel ,ive got a telescope 76700 explorer.astronomical reflector with no manuel. Can you help?.Thank you so much .


All of Tasco's manuals are on this web site:

http://www.tasco.com/pages/instruction-manuals/

If you can find a local Astronomy club the members will help you.


www.telescopeman.org
www.telescopeman.us
www.telescopeman.info

Jul 23, 2011 | Tasco Astronomical 302675 Telescope

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I have found a tasco 450 power astronomical reflector telescope D=4.5 F=900mm coated optics model no 11TR.it is missing some parts so i need a parts manual to find out what is missing.


All of Tasco's manuals are here:

http://www.tasco.com/pages/instruction-manuals/

and the repair site is here:

http://www.tasco.com/pages/repair-and-warranty/

Jan 03, 2011 | Tasco Optics

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I BROUGHT A ASTRO REFLECTOR TELESCOPE D=41/2 F=900MM CAN I DOWNLOAD A USE HANDBOOK


No "use" books for Tasco telescopes. Find a local astronnomy club and the members will help you with the telescope.

Sep 21, 2010 | Tasco Astronomical Refractor Telescope

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How much does a tasco 302675 telescope cost/


It does not matter what it costs! Do not buy a Tasco telescope. Very poorly made, some even have plastic eyepieces and plastic lenses!

Check out this web site and others for a better, higher quality telescope.

http://www.telescope.com/control/main/

I would also suggest that you look at a Dobsonian mounted reflector like this one:

http://www.telescope.com/control/product/~category_id=classicdobs/~pcategory=dobsonians/~product_id=08942

Aug 09, 2010 | Tasco Astronomical 302675 Telescope

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Manual or Instructions to fix Telescope


Here is the manual.

http://www.tasco.com/products/manuals/Luminova40-076420Inst.pdf

This is a reflector style telescope the focuser is on the FRONT of the telescope, the mirror is the BOTTOM of the telescope. All astronomical telescope show upside down images. It's normal.

Read my TIPS on my profile page -- especially the frequently asked questions TIP.

Jun 22, 2010 | Tasco Luminova 40076420 (420 x 76mm)...

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Need a manual/instruction booklet


You will not find a manual for that small telescope. However Meade maintains a web site with all their manuals.

Look under REFLECTOR for one similar to your telescope. They all work and assemble in the same way.

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

Sep 24, 2009 | Tasco Luminova 40114675 (675 x 114mm)...

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I can not find the manual for astronomical reflecto telescope


Go to Meade's web site and look under REFLECTOR for one similar to your telescope. They all assemble pretty much the same way.

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

Sep 21, 2009 | Tasco Astronomical 302675 Telescope

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Just bought a cheap, used Tasco telescope. Images


I'm not sure what type of telescope this is (refractor, reflector, etc.) but it's normal for most telescopes to have inverted images. There is no up or down in space so it doesn't really matter when you view an astronomical object. You just want to keep that in mind if you use a moon map so that you can get the correct orientation. However, you can get moon maps with inverted images.

If you wish to view land or terrestrial objects you can purchase an image erecting prism to turn everything right side up. Depending on the telescope it may reverse the images from left to right when it does this.

I hope this helps.

-jodair

Mar 28, 2009 | Tasco Optics

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Trying to identify older tasco telescope and put it together


There are only two types of telescopes --- REFRACTORS, and REFLECTORS-

The refractor has a lens on the front of the tube and you insert different eyepieces in the back-- the larger the number written on the eyepiece the LOWER the magnification-- (DO NOT USE THE 2x or 3x barlow which you may have!-- this creates too much power for this small telescope!-- put it away and never use it!)

A reflector has a main mirror on the bottom of the tube, and a small secondary mirror under the eyepiece hole (focuser end) - front end-- put the lowest power eyepiece into the focuser.

Now with either type telescope go out side during the day and practice focusing on a distant object-- turn the knob SLOWLY. At night the moon should be the first target you try.

If you received what appears to be a smaller telescope -- that is the finder scope-- attach it to the top of the tube on the main telescope. Again during the day line up the small finder scope with the main scope-- look at a distant telephone pole (the very top-- and center this in the main telescope. Without moving the main scope use the finder scopes "screws" to adjust the cross hairs so they are pointing exactly where the main scope is pointed. Now you can use the small finder scope to point the telescope in the exact direction--

The moon should be your first night time target.

Good luck--

Mar 17, 2009 | Tasco Astronomical 302675 Telescope

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