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Hello there, my name is Paul and I had just recently purchased the Vivitar Refractor Telescope 60X/120X with Tripod. I have assembled everything correctly, however I have tried to view the moon, but I cannot see a sing thing. All I see is a blurry light and the lens is not focused at all no matter how many times I adjusted it. If you could please help in seeing clearly I'd appreciate it very much. Thank you.

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This is one of the worst telescopes you could have purchased. Plastic eyepieces and a plastic focuser! We receive many complaints about not being able to focus.

Try again--- next time buy one of these which is the best value in amateur astronomy.

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Posted on Nov 24, 2010

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Manual for 60X/120X Vivitar Fast Lens Refractor Telescope & Tripod


http://www.vivitar.com/products/19/telescopes/78/tel-50600
There is only a warranty pdf document. No available manuals online.

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I have purchased 60x/120xRefractor Telescope with tripod vivitar series 1/ we see nothing out of it at all what has happened


Take the scope outside during the day time. Remove the lens cap-- put the diagonal into the focuser at the rear of the scope. Put the eyepiece with the largest number written on it into the diagonal. DO NOT use the 2x barlow-- practice focusing on a distant object during the day time.

The moon should be your first target at night.


www.telescopeman.org
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I Bought a vivitar 60X by 120X telescope. I can see things closer only through the scope finder which is attached at the top of the telescope but nothing through the bigger lenses which have 2 focal...


YOU MUST first line up the finderscope with the main tube--

Get the top of a telephone pole in the main tube's eyepiece. Without moving the scope adjust the cross-hairs of the small finderscope so they line-up on the same object.

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I want an instruction manual more clear, of 60x/120x Refractor Telescope 50600


Sorry no manuals for that brand of telescope on the internet. However Bushnell has a web site with their manuals. Find one that is similar to your scope here:
http://www.opticsplanet.net/bushnell-warranty.html

They all assemble in a similar fashion.

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If it has a lens on the front it is a REFRACTOR. Look on Meade's manual web site under the header REFRACTOR or REFLECTOR for one similar to your telescope.

http://www.meade.com/manuals/index.html

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Vivitar telescope problem


What did you expect to see-- ???

Point it at the moon tonight and you will be able to see craters-

http://www.cloudynights.com/item.php?item_id=810

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Need new tripod for telescope30x 60x 50mm


Regular telescope tripods will cost more than you paid for the telescope. Try to find a regular camera tripod that will work. You can get any bolts or nuts from your local well stocked hardware store. Hopefully it is a 1/4 inch bolt holding the scope.

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Missing eyepiece.


You can buy an eyepiece from 1000 different retailers-- just get the correct SIZE usually 1.25 inch BUT many of these smaller scopes have .965 eyepieces-- MEASURE the hole. Here are two places that sell eyepieces--

http://www.telescope.com/control/category/~category_id=eyepieces

http://www.agenaastro.com/

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added a spacer made from a truck inner tube. the screw from the tripod still has 2 full threads threading into the bracket on the telescope.

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