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Image is upside down (inverted)

I have a Barska Telescope Model 114900 (i.e. 900114 type). Since we have set it up, the view of any distant objects on the ground (and in the sky) is upside down, i.e. the horizon is at the bottom of the lens view. As we want to use the telescope not just for planets & stars, but for distant objects, how do we get the view the right way up? Cliff Mason

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All astronomical telescopes show upside down images this is normal.

You can buy an "erecting prism" to use for terrestrial viewing from many on-line retailers here is one: This will flip the image so it is not upside down.

http://www.amazon.com/Bushnell-780103-1-25%C3%93-Format-Erecting/dp/B000EY2ZFK

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