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National geo telescope viewing saturn whats the chances

Hello i have been given a national geo NG70CA telescope what are the chances of looking saturn through it and will it look any good

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You can see Saturn it will be small however.

You can see Saturn WITHOUT a telescope -- it looks like a star in the sky. Download the free planetarium software Stellarium and it will show you what is up in the sky for any time or date. All of the planets follow the ecliptic across the sky-- the same path that the sun makes across the sky.

Saturn is in the Southeast after dark right now.

You can also download a free monthly star chart at

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How many times can this telescope Edu-Science - Astro-Gazer - 70 Telescope see up to

The general rule is 50 times aperture. Your scope is about 2.5 inches-- so 50 times 2.5 or about 125 power--- MAXIMUM and only when the sky is very stable and transparent.

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Hello, i was wandering if i could adjust my NG70FS telescope with a computerised base. the existing tripod is a mess. its loose and i cant observe many things. thank you very much. Giorgos Kalogirou

No, that telescope is not worth very much and you should not spend any money upgrading it. A good tripod would cost over $100. You really cannot buy a use-able telescope for much less than $200.

Here is the one I recommend to beginners, watch this video:

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How do i use the peice that hooks up to your laptop?

This is NOT a computer controlled scope--

You probably have some kind of CD disk that has a planetarium program on it.

Here is a review of the telescope.

Aug 29, 2010 | National Geographic NG70CA (225 x 70mm)...

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I recently moved to Florida and left behind the 20mm 4mm and diagonal mirror are they available to purchase

These come in 3 sizes-- .975, 1.25, an 2 inch sizes.

Measure the hole-- and buy the correct size. Here are two retailers-

Aug 19, 2010 | National Geographic NG70CA (225 x 70mm)...

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The origion of word map is from what word

origin of the world map is called a cartograph which is a break up of the greek words Chartis(map) and graphein (write) Now a world map is a collection of maps known as an Atlas.

Aug 09, 2010 | National Geographic NG70CA (225 x 70mm)...

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I have just bought my son a NG70CA telescope. Have no manuals and cant find any on the web. As my son is very interested in star gazing..we can see the moon quite clearly but little else. Having seen...

Try to locate a local Astronomy club and attend their star parties. Also download the free monthly star chart at: Objects in the sky are tiny. Your scope must be pointed directly at them or you will not see them in the eyepiece. Make sure the finder scope is aligned with the main tube perfectly. Then use the finder scope to align the telescope.

This may also help you:

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No manual for national geographic NG6005N telescope

You won't find a manual for that small telescope --- however Meade probably has one similar to yours-- go here and download a manual for free-

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Everything is upside down its an inexpensive national geogra childs telescope when you look thru it everything is upside down

Yes all astronomical telescopes are upside down! No up or down in space!

You can buy an erecting diagonal for about $45 from Orion Telescopes to use for terrestrial viewing.

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then try this site:
or return it and get a new one with a manual

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National Geographic NG70CA Telescope .... help with

Your small telescope will never get beyond about 100 power --- the maximum resolution is calculated as 50 times aperture under perfect conditions!

Use the eyepieces with the LARGEST numbers only and don't use the barlow.

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