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How to use Bushnell Telescope

We purchased the above telescope from Sears Canada. We have put it together as per the instructions. There are no instructions on how to use it.
We would like some kind of guide as to how the lenses work, how we put them together, where they go, etc. We need instructions on how to use the telescope for beginners.

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Re: How to use Bushnell Telescope

I hope this is not too late.
About the only way to get an answer would be in person, one on one.
Check and see if there any astronomy clubs or groups in your area. if so then drop them an e-mail telling them what your problem is and ask when their next observing session is.
Take what you have with you and find out how to use it.
In lieu of or in addition, Join an online astro group such as Cloudy Nights and have a 2 way discussion with people have been through it themselves.
Best to all.

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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