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University of Texas Arlington
Roundhouse Planetarium


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University of Texas Arlington
University of Texas Arlington
University of Texas Arlington
University of Texas Arlington
University of Texas Arlington
University of Texas Arlington
University of Texas Arlington
University of Texas Arlington
University of Texas Arlington
University of Texas Arlington
University of Texas Arlington


Type: School
Opened in 1981
Closed now
Address: Physics Department - Arlington, TX 76019
Country: USA
Email: 
Phone: +1 817-272 1183

Website: https://www.uta.edu/science/news/2017/01-26-first-planetarium-at-ut-Arlington-35-years-ago.php
Website 2: http://www.uta.edu/publications/utamagazine/winter_2006/stories85d7.html


Team
Ulrich Herrmann (1981-1998)
Cecil Thompson 1981-2000)
Robert Bonadurer
Bruce Vitellaro
Levent Gurdemir, Christy Cox, Aurelian Balan, Amy Steele, James Davis (current)







62 seats











Dome of  9.1m




Technical
Optical system SPITZ : 512 A

Facilities

Operation

History
- Oct. 29, 1928: building (animal husbandry annex)
- 1949: new Science Hall: Preston Hall
- 1975: idea for planetarium
- 1981: opening planetarium
- 2006: moved to a new building


Comments
Round House: still in operation to serve UTA's Astronomy Laboratories today


Latitude: 32°43'50" N  -  Longitude: 97°06'46" W  -  Altitude: 188m

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last update: 05/16/2022

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