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Lx90 I have just set up my meade lx90 and looking through the lens all I can see is black ball in the center that appears to be the secondary mirror surrounded by its baffle - I'm confused.  Help!

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Put a diagonal into the scope, and select the lowest power eyepiece you have-- that's the one with the largest number on it.

During the daytime practice focusing on a distant object-- then align your finder scope crosshairs to match what you see in the eyepiece.

Be sue to read the manual and learn how to enter, time, date, and site-- calibrate motors, and train drives--

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The best thing I can suggest is to find a local astronomy club and have them help you.
To find a local astronomy club just go to the nearest Observatory or Planetarium and ask them where to find one.
Also you can go to WWW.ASTRONOMY.Com , click on COMMUNITY, and on the pulldown click on 'Astronomy Groups.'

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