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Left to right inversion

  1. Jan 8, 2009 #1

    I bought a Meade NGC-70TC refractor telescope and the image is inverted left-to-right. Is that normal? A google search didn't yield any answers.
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  3. Jan 8, 2009 #2


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    Hi DocZaius! :smile:

    An astronomical refracting telescope always inverts …

    either left-to-right or up-and-down, depending on which way your head is screwed on. :wink:

    (a terrestrial refracting telescope has an concave eyepiece instead of a convex one, or some other arrangement, to keep the image the right way up)
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