Supplied with or without 50mm finderscope. There is also a choice of...
The Aurora is a colour night vision camera, manufactured by SiOnyx....
In 1910 the German Poet Christian Morgenstern wrote a poem about an inventor and his “Tagnachtlampe”, a lamp that turns day into night when you switch it on. 49 years later, Carl Barks had his Gyro Gearloose invent a similar device, the “gloom light”. Both ideas were never realised, not even filed for patent!
“The Golden Dividers” is not the name of a secret organisation, nor are they made from gold either. It is a kit for a set of dividers with a third leg that allows for determining the golden ratio in nature and artificial objects, like photographs, sculptures, drawings, etc.
Cardboard kit for a fully functional slide rule, the predecessor of the pocket calculator. Allows for easy multiplication, division, calculation of squares, cubes, square and cubic roots, as well as the inverse.
The five platonic solids are named after the Greek philosopher Plato, who described them extensively in his dialogue “Timaeus”. He saw in them the smallest, invisible building blocks of the world and assigned them to the classical elements. However, the five solids have been known for much longer, as for example 5000 year old engraved stones from Scotland...
The Royal Cubit played a central part in the culture of ancient Egypt since its very beginnings 5000 years ago and is therefore one of the very first standards of measurement. In nearly every historical egyptian building and artefact you can find parts made to fractions or multiples of this cubit
The Desktop Planetarium is a beautiful instrument and showpiece. But it is also a very useful teaching tool. If you are planning on transporting your valuable Planetarium to different venues, it is helpful if you can take it apart and transport it flat.
Pre-punched kit with gold, black, red, blue, and white printing. Construction time: 8-12 hours Includes: planet spheres, axles, and PVC bearings. Height: 34cm, Diameter: 33cm
This sundial actually shows the time in digits which are projected onto a tilting readout field. You can read true local time, standard time, and summer time on this beautifully made scientific instrument... to an accuracy of 5 minutes!
It was a historic moment when Thomas Alva Edison succeeded in recording his voice in 1877. This Pocket-Phonograph goes back to one of his patents as well A thin strip with grooves carved into one side is connected to a resonator. The recorded sound can then be played back with the nail of your thumb.
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 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.
Literally translated a kaleidoscope is a “beautiful-shape-to-look-at”. Already known by the Greeks , it was re-invented in 1816 by David Brewster. The appeal of this beautiful kit is that you can change the filling of the viewing chamber to produce the most wonderful patterns. Complete with lens and mirrors
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.
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.
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.
Set of three files (each fine and medium), ideal to smooth and clean edges and burrs of our cardboard kits. Also suitable for wood and soft plastic.
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
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
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
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...
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
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
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.
Cut-out sheet for a dome-shaped star chart with distortion-free depiction of all stars and constellations visible in the northern sky down to latitudes of 40ºN. Includes date and time markers to simplify locating stars and constellations
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.
The instructions are in German, but the construction is simple... only a few cuts and a bit of gluing turn this postcard into the probably smallest model of the night sky with 800 stars and all star signs of the northern hemisphere.