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Bought a Geovision Precision Optical Omega Reflector telescope with a manual from a garage sale, please help locate the instruction manual, or tell me how to get the view right side up.

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The view through an astronomical telescope is always upside down. When your looking at stars and planets, it makes no difference. If you want terrestrial view, get spotting scope - that's not what reflectors are for. If you still insiste on view right side up, you'll have to buy and inverting eyepiece or adapter and probably spend more than you paid for the scope.

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