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Brigham Young University (BYU)
Royden G. Derrick Planetarium


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Brigham Young University (BYU)
Brigham Young University (BYU)
Brigham Young University (BYU)
Brigham Young University (BYU)
Brigham Young University (BYU)
Brigham Young University (BYU)
Brigham Young University (BYU)
Brigham Young University (BYU)
Brigham Young University (BYU)
Brigham Young University (BYU)


Type: School
Opened in 1958

Address: Department of Physics and Astronomy - Provo, UT 84604
Country: USA
Email: planetarium@byu.edu
Phone: +1 801-422 4361

Website: https://planetarium.byu.edu/
Website 2: https://physics.byu.edu/department/news/2021-07-planetarium-updates








119 seats











Dome of  10.7m




Technical
Optical system ZEISS : ZKP3B
Digital system Evans_and_Sutherland : Digistar 7
Software: Digistar 7
Video system 2 vp laser : 1+1 cove?
Meridian resolution 4.0 K

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

Operation

History

- 1958: 7.3m/65s/Viewlex Goto Venus named: Sarah Berrett Summerhays
- March 2005: 10.4m/Zeiss ZKP3
- August 2010: Digistar 4
- 2021: Digistar 7?, projectors

Last major evolution: 2011: Digital

Comments


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

last update: 06/04/2022

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