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What should i do with this kids' telescope? Answered

Out of a free box, it works fine but i'm no longer interested in the traditional use. I was wondering if anyone had turned one into something wicked clever or had some ideas.

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jtobako (author)2009-03-01

Give it to that kid? Cricket bat? Become a peeping tom-oh, wait, that's the traditional use : ) Teach a kid. Turn it into a steampunk tool, scope or weapon. Set it up on the beach and look at the peeping toms... Kaleidoscope.

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ve2vfd (author)2009-03-01

You can also attach an old webcam to it (google telescope and webcam) there are a few sites out there dedicated to that and they have awesome photos taken from webcammed-telescopes.

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Kiteman (author)2009-03-01

If you point it at the Sun (do not look at the Sun through the telescope!), and place a white screen behind it, you can focus the telescope to project an image of the Sun and its spots.

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