Astro Kits

Astro Kits

Astro Kits

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  • This beautiful kit is based on the last remaining telescope that belonged to Galileo (the oldest telescope in the world): a leather-bound show piece with golden ornaments for Cosimo II de Medici, which now is on show in Florence.

  • The sundial you can send by mail! The latitude can be adjusted between 45 and 57 degrees. The instructions are in German, but the construction is really easy...

  • Scary buccaneer design with glittering gold print. Very simple assembly for old salts and land lubbers alike. Two lenses for 6.5 x magnification.

    Ideal for group work or children’s birthday parties.

    Construction time: 20 min

    Size: 4.5 x 4.5 x 15.5 (-23) cm

  • This simple and easy to build model shows the movement of the sun in the sky for every location on the northern hemisphere and for every day of the year. Just tilt the horizontal plane to the desired latitude, move the sun (brass clip) to the correct date and the pivoting cardboard arc demonstrates the sun’s movement.

  • AstroMedia Universal...

    Price £17.49

    This Queen of sundials can be adjusted to any location in the world to show the true local time.

    A robust and beautiful precision instrument.

    Size: 1 x 14.4 c 17.5 cm

  • With the help of this special CE certified film with a filter factor of 100,000 you can observe the sun directly with your binoculars or telescope

  • Build yourself a proper sailor’s telescope of the type that Nelson would have used. The five-section draw tube and two lenses provide you with 6x magnification. It even comes with a lockable container to protect it when you are on shore leave

    Includes the OptiMedia lenses 1a and 9.

    Size: 5.5 x 5.5 x 13.5 (-36) cm

    Download Instruction

  • An astronomical refracting telescope with a magnification of 30 for the price of a CD!

    With a piece of waste pipe and fittings (not included) you can build yourself a sturdy astronomical telescope with a sharp colour corrected image and 30x magnification that can be mounted on an ordinary photographic tripod. It has an upside down picture like most astronomical telescopes.

  • With this simple kit you can build a cardboard version of the telescope he used in the 17th century. An easy to build kit consists of a cardboard tube and two lenses

    The prepunched kit contains an objective lens with a 225mm focal length and an eyepiece lens with a 35mm focal length. Giving a magnification of 6.4x

  • This kit is not pre-punched, the parts need cutting out with scissors or a craft-knife

    The kit includes the OptiMedia lenses 1 and 9.

    Size: 5 x 5 x 30 (-45) cm

  • This is the new colour version of our kit for an astronomical telescope as described by Johannes Kepler. The surprisingly sharp and bright image is upside-down as usual with astronomical telescopes. The factor  of magnification is 10, ideal for moon craters and even the moons of Jupiter.

  • A robust galilean mini-telescope with a magnification of 3.5 and not much bigger than a lipstick. 

    This kit is not pre-punched, the parts need cutting out with scissors or a craft-knife

    A neat little kit that includes the OptiMedia lenses 1 and 6.

    Size: 2 x 2 x 8.5 (-11) cm . Download Instructions Here

  • This is a kit for a fully functional Newton reflecting telescope with Dobsonian mounting. The main BAADER glass mirror with SiO2 coating has a diameter of 70 mm and a focus length of 450 mm. Two eyepieces provide magnification factors of 16 and 30, enough for moon craters and even the moons of Jupiter.

    Size: 45 x 16 x 28 cm

  • According to the Guinness Book of Records the smallest telescope in the world! Folded together it is only half as big as a credit card. It magnifies twice and focusing is achieved by a simple cardboard spring mechanism.

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    If you want to look straight into the sun, you should only do so with the proper eye protection.

    With a bit of cutting and glue you can make your own Solar Observation Specs with original Baader solar filters with a filter factor of 100,000. The filters are CE certified and offer perfect protection when observing the sun.