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Can't see anything through the lens?

Can't see any thing with any of the lens. I have a Bushnell Voyager 78-9930 Reflector and all I see when I connect any of the lens is white space. Like looking into a microscope! I can focus the white moon space and make it larger or smaller but that's all. Nothing else. When I take the lenses off and look through them I can see find. Only when I put them on the telescope itself I can't see a thing. I kept thinking there was another lens cap built into the front of the bushnell but told that's not the case. I'm in a small town in Spain, no telescope shop, even went to a photo shop to try and get help but they knew nothing. Don't want to send it back want to fix it!! Thanks!

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Put the diagonal into the telescope-- then put the eyepiece that has the LARGEST number written on it. This is the lowest magnification. DO NOT USE THE BARLOW 2x multiplier !!

Take the scope outside during the day time and practice focusing on a distant object. The moon should be the first night time target you try to see.

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