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Outside, dark night, and could see literally nothing. Inside I could see the rug, etc. What am I doing wrong?

asked on July 28, 2013

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Start out by trying with the biggest eyepiece and practice in daytime aiming and focusing the scope on objects like lamp posts trees and once your comfortable try at night by finding a bright star or the moon. Make sure the amount the focus tube is up is around an inch above bottom and just keep scanning till you find … see more Start out by trying with the biggest eyepiece and practice in daytime aiming and focusing the scope on objects like lamp posts trees and once your comfortable try at night by finding a bright star or the moon. Make sure the amount the focus tube is up is around an inch above bottom and just keep scanning till you find it. Then you can fine tune the focus to get crisp image. see less Start out by trying with the biggest eyepiece and practice in daytime aiming and focusing the scope on objects like lamp posts trees and once your comfortable try at night by finding a bright star or the moon. Make sure the amount the focus tube is up is around an inch above bottom and just keep scanning till you find it. Then you can fine tune the focus to get crisp image.
Matt answered on July 29, 2013
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it takes alot of patience with telescopes...even if you don not have a finderscope. Find your target with the 20 mm eyepiece. Zoom in on it and use ur 4 mm
j loughran answered on July 28, 2013
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You have to make sure that the lens is in focus. Try looking down the street at a light. You have to adjust the focus to get something to view properly. Once you get the hang of it, it'll be much easier. It's probably more about focus than anything. You may also want to try larger objects that will focus much easier su… see more You have to make sure that the lens is in focus. Try looking down the street at a light. You have to adjust the focus to get something to view properly. Once you get the hang of it, it'll be much easier. It's probably more about focus than anything. You may also want to try larger objects that will focus much easier such as the moon to start with. see less You have to make sure that the lens is in focus. Try looking down the street at a light. You have to adjust the focus to get something to view properly. Once you get the hang of it, it'll be much easier. It's probably more about focus than anything. You may also want to try larger objects that will focus much easier such as the moon to start with.
David W Smith answered on August 2, 2013
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