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7. An aluminum foil serving pan can brace the bearings by friction, helping to keep the altitude pointing steady. Alternatively, a pair of long wood blocks can brace the wheels. For additional stabilization, place a heavy book inside the box, at the bottom (see sketch), to counter the weight of the telescope.

7. An aluminum foil serving pan can brace the bearings by friction, helping to keep the altitude pointing steady. Alternatively, a pair of long wood blocks can brace the wheels. For additional stabilization, place a heavy book inside the box, at the bottom (see sketch), to counter the weight of the telescope.