List of products by brand AstroMedia

AstroMedia is famous for their beautiful cardboard kits of scientific instruments and educational models that really work

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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.

  • AstroMedia Stardial

    Price £14.99

    How did our ancestors tell the time at night? This reconstruction of a 500 year old stardial shows the time with the help of the North Star and the Big Dipper. You can even read it in the dark, using only your finger tips!

    On the back of the dial you find a mariner’s astrolabe for measuring the height of the Sun, stars, and landmarks. 

  • 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 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.

  • 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

  • A solar filter for the Newton Telescope. Use this filter to safely observe sun spots.

    AstroMedia is a German company, famous for their beautiful cardboard kits of scientific instruments and educational models that REALLY WORK.

  • This practical instrument projects the sun onto a view screen. The diameter of the projection is 55 or 75 mm. Easy and safe to use so an ideal way to introduce children to the sun!

    The optics consists of an achromatic glass lens, one plane and two convex mirrors. The projector can be adjusted from 0 to 90 degrees, two quadrants measure the sun’s declination. 

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Kit Form

    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.