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Need Help With New Celestron 114GT

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Posted by Tom on August 29, 2003 05:01:32 UTC

Hi,

I just purchased this telescope (my first). From what I have read, I should be able to see the ice caps on mars...okay, so I understand that is a stretch. What it currently looks like is a bright light. Its basically like looking through binoculars. I can't even see that it is a planet. It came with a 25X and a 10X eyepiece. The 10 is a little better, but still can't tell its a planet. Am I doing something wrong?

Thanks Tom

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