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Tasco galaxsee 46114675 telescope

Bought second hand and do not have a manual - seems everything viewed, no matter what I change, is upside down. Seemd also to be out of focus and the magnification of something 20 to 300 meters is not impresive so tonight I want to see if issues but looks to be no better then a good pair of binoculars presently - thanks for anyone's help. Concerned purchaser.

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The telescope is intended for astronomical viewing, where orientation is not that important. When looking at ground objects, it will be inverted and reversed (that is why binoculars have 2 sets of prisms). To use on land objects, you would need to add a 'terrestial viewing adapter', although those are generally intended for refractors - the newtonian has a diagonal that 'corrects' the image in 1 direction.

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