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Celestron Star Pointer... how does it work?

Started by astroboy314, 12/18/2002 12:12AM
Posted 12/18/2002 12:12AM Opening Post
Hello all, I just purchased a Celestron Star Pointer off Ebay and I'm not sure the thing is working properly.

When I turn it on there are two lights, one is a very small and dim point in the centre, and there is also another much brighter light (which is oblong and is not at all a circular point) that moves around as I move my head. How is this thing supposed to work? When those two lights are in alignment is it aligned?