Why to pay $149 and shipping if you can have this one, not removed from the original box for $129 and shipping to your door ?
"A stable tripod is a must for serious astronomical observing and photography. This steel field tripod folds down to a compact 8"x28". It is equipped with a built-on 20 - 90 degree wedge tilt plate for quick equatorial use and astrophotography. It has a metal center brace and accessory tray for added stability."