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Please help! I don't understand how the eye pieces work? There are no #'s - just shapes

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The bigger the number on the eyepiece the LOWER the magnification. Always start out with the lowest magnification, focus and center the object and then exchange the eyepieces for higher magnification.

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  • Joe Lalumia aka TelescopeMan

    Usually the one with the largest glass element is the lowest power.

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