About us

KiwiStar Optics crafts the precision optics that are unlocking the universe at leading observatories.

We’ve been helping astronomers to capture and split starlight for over 50 years. We’ve made some of the planet’s biggest lenses for its best telescopes.

Our reputation as a global leader in precision optics is built on consistent excellence and innovation. Our scientists, engineers and master opticians draw on decades of experience and a love of what they do.

KiwiStar Optics is part of the EOS Space Systems division and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Electro Optic Systems Pty Limited.

KiwiStar Optics, About the team

We work with state-of-the-art opto-mechanical equipment and metrology systems

Trusted by Earth’s
best observatories


We deliver on the most demanding projects


We deliver on time and on budget


We customise solutions to your unique needs


We listen, adapt and give you choices

Our specialties

Some of the largest telescope lenses ever made come from KiwiStar Optics. We specialise in tightly-toleranced lens elements up to the largest possible blank sizes.

We design and manufacture sophisticated optical systems for clients worldwide. If you would like to discuss your requirements in more detail please contact us.

KiwiStar Optics - Our Specialities