Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Astronomical Calendar: 2014 October
This photograph shows the now-historic Zeiss Mark II Planetarium Projector operating in the Theater of the Stars of Pittsburgh's original Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science, as it did for the entire tenure of the original Buhl Planetarium: 1939 to 1991. October 24 marks the 75th anniversary of the dedication of the original Buhl Planetarium. The Zeiss II Planetarium Projector is now on exhibit (display-only) in Pittsburgh's Carnegie Science Center.
More history of the original Buhl Planetarium:
(Image Source: Francis G. Graham, Professor Emeritus of Physics, Kent State University)

Astronomical Calendar for 2014 October:

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The current month's Astronomical Calendar can also be found on the cover page of the History of The Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science, Pittsburgh web site at this link:

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Source: Friends of the Zeiss.

2014: 75th Year of Pittsburgh's Buhl Planetarium Historic Zeiss II Planetarium Projector at Pittsburgh's original Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science.

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