REFRACTOR TELESCOPES / REFRACTOR TELESCOPE KITS
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These telescopes may be purchased pre-made or in do-it-yourself kit form. This is an ideal family project for children 6 years of age and up. They are also great classroom projects for science classes, and make great accessories for Science Fair projects. They are also small enough to be easily kept in your vehicle for quick camera tripod set up or hand-held viewing during vacations.
Home schoolers will appreciate the quality of the optics, and
the affordability of this great starter 'scope that the home schooled child
can build and use.
small telescopes also make an ideal finder 'scope for larger telescopes. They
may also be adapted for use as a 210 mm f/4.5 telephoto lens for your camera.
The adapter for camera use may be obtained separately from Edmund Scientific.
These 'scopes perform well, as you can see in this comparison of telescopic images of solar activity.
Note: In optics
notation, an "X" stands for "power." If you see the
description 7 X
or 10 X, it simply
means that that lens will magnify an image seven or ten times.
Various eyepieces will change the magnification.
To make a custom bushing:
Filters will be provided free with every telescope, kit or pre-made.
For more information about Baader filters, see the Baader page.
This is the best solar filter currently available.
Please Allow 2-6 Weeks for Delivery.
This is a 10 X 50 mm refractor, and comes with a tripod mount preset. The 'scope measures 2.8" x 10", and weighs 1.8 lbs.
Refractor Telescope Kit
Parts for the basic Refractor Telescope…you put it together in about 30 minutes with masking tape (not provided).
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