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You bought your first telescope, you've put it together, and now, what do you do? First, read the manual that came with your telescope! Before you take the scope outside, familiarize yourself with all it's features, so you won't have to struggle with them in the dark. Then, make sure you place your scope on level ground, and you have a good, clear night to begin your telescope experience. Pick a large, familiar object, like the moon, to begin with, and work your way to smaller stars and planets. Soon, you'll be stargazing like you've done it forever!