Tripod For Galileo Telescopes  

by Jim & Rhoda Morris of       781 245 2897 2897

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Telescope in Photo above is our replica of Galileo's instrument at IMSS Florence Italy IMSS INV # 2427

It is mounted of a tripod we designed and constructed

Azimuth lock and fine control mechanism for both azimuth and altitude

Tie down strap to hold telescope on to mount

Eye piece end  of telescope holder

Fine control altitude  control and hooks for tying down telescope  to holder

Chains are shorten or lengthened to tip tripod to vertical.

Altitude lock

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