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Telescope Diagnostics and Repair


          Telescope not working? Let's see if we can help!


       Telescope in need of repair

If your telescope is malfunctioning in any way, I would be happy to take a look at it. I should be able to diagnose and fix the most common problems. Optical issues and collimation are usually very easy to remedy and I would be happy to teach you how to do it yourself. Other mechanical issues with the mount, ota or tripod are also common problems that do not require much work to fix.

Computer, electronic and Goto system malfunctions are issues I cannot repair, but I will be able to diagnose the problem and send you in the right direction. Due to the complexities of these systems, the telescope or mount usually must be sent back to the manufacturer.

If you have a telescope that is working and do not know how to operate it properly, we can also help in that area with a telescope lesson.

If you have repair or operation question about your telescope, please send us an email at: 29palmsastronomy@gmail.com and we would be happy to assist.