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
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This is a great kit to learn how telescopes work and a fantastic project for groups and school classes. The image will appear upright so the telescope can also be used for day time observations as well as night time observation of the Moon and a number of star clusters including Pleiades, Hyades and the Double Cluster.
AstroMedia is a German company, famous for their beautiful cardboard kits of scientific instruments and educational models that REALLY WORK. The printing is lovingly done in black and gold on high quality cardboard, most kits have the parts pre-cut for easy assembly, and all kits come with English instructions.
AstroMedia also provide components like lenses, mirrors, filters, etc. for people who want to construct their own telescopes or conduct optical experiments. The high quality and huge range make AstroMedia components ideal for amateur astronomers on a budget!
The kits, models, and components are ideal for educational purposes, schools, colleges, physics classes, etc.