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Science First™ Refracting Telescope Kit

Students make a working refracting telescope

Manufacturer: science first™  PS-04B/S

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Catalog No. S48822


Description & Specifications


Class Size Single kit
For Use With (Application) Study how lenses work when put together without using an optical bench
Product Type Refracting telescope kit
Includes Inner and outer tubes, plastic eyepiece lenses, foam holders, cardboard spacers and washers for the eyepiece lenses, red plastic caps and 1 set of instructions and activitie
Length (Metric) Focal 400mm and 25mm
Diameter (Metric) Lens 43mm and 17.5mm

This Refracting Telescope Kit allows students to repeat Galileo's ground-breaking work, by constructing 16X refracting telescope. Along the way, students will be able to identify the elements of a simple refracting telescope, learn how lenses work, and be able to measure telescope magnification. No expensive optical benches or materials are required.