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Enter's Treasure Hunt to Win a Telescope

Enter's Treasure Hunt for a chance to win a telescope.
Enter's Treasure Hunt for a chance to win a telescope. (Image credit:

Calling all space fans! Now's your chance to win some great skywatching prizes! will be giving away one free telescope every week for the next two months to lucky participants in the Treasure Hunt.

The hunt will begin every Friday afternoon at 4 p.m. EST (1 p.m. PST) when a question is posted on's Facebook wall. Use the clues provided to search for the article containing the answer on the website.

You'll know you've found it when you see the special treasure hunt logo at the top right side of the page. Once you've located the right article, click on the treasure hunt image to receive the next clue. Keep going to unlock the secret code.

The first person to complete the treasure hunt will receive a code to win a brand-new telescope! Remember, if you reach the end, don't share this code with others, as it will decrease your chances of winning. Copy the secret code and paste it back into the appropriate location on's Facebook page.

And even if you don't finish first, don't worry, you can win other prizes for participating. After the grand prize winner, the next 17 contestants to piece together all the clues will receive prizes, too.

Get started by following the link and filling out entry information on's Facebook Treasure Hunt page.

Happy hunting and good luck!

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