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    Planetarium Sheet
    Brigham Young University (BYU)
    Royden G. Derrick Planetarium


    USA - PROVO - UTAH


    Type: School

    Address: Department of Physics and Astronomy - Provo, UT 84604
    Country: USA

    Latitude: 40°14'49" N  -  Longitude: 111°38'59" W  -  Altitude: 1419m

    Website: https://planetarium.byu.edu/
    Website 2: https://www.physics.byu.edu/

    Email: planetarium@byu.edu
    Phone: +1 801-422 4361


    Opened in 1958

    Dome of  10.7m
    Capacity of 119 seats
    Oriented Yes
    Tilt No

    Optical system Zeiss: ZKP 3B
    Digital system Evans & Sutherland: Digistar 4




    Other: Foucault Pendulum

    Observatory Orson Pratt Observatory (dome on the roof): 400mm ASKO (1998) + BYU West Mountain Observatory: 910mm, 510mm, 320mm


    History: 1958: 7.3m/65s/Viewlex Goto Venus named: Sarah Berrett Summerhays - 2004: 10.4m/Zeiss ZKP3 - 2011: Digistar 4


    Last major evolution: 2011: Digital













    last update: 09/15/2020


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