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I have an edu science refractor telescope. it was being scrapped by the local school because they didn't have anyone that knew how to use it. It has no markings on the body. the focus eyepeice says 76mm or 700mm. can I find a manual? lacking a manual how can I tell if it is functional. I have the 2 eyepeices. It also has what looks like a tracking mecanism, but could be just right/left and up/down manual controls.

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Hi.

Manuals for Edu-science telescopes are not available on their download page.

Contact Edu-science specifying the model of your refractor. You will receive a copy of the manual in PDF format. Here the contact page.

This page may also help you to find out the model of your telescope.

Regards.

Posted on Apr 26, 2010

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See this:
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Then read my Frequently Asked Questions TIP on my profile page. The picture you selected shows a REFRACTOR telescope.

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