Herzberg Labs Foucault Pendulum - Carleton University, Ottawa, ON
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob
N 45° 22.940 W 075° 41.850
18T E 445393 N 5025660
Quick Description: Herzberg Laboratories are on the campus of Carleton University.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 10/7/2013 8:14:37 AM
Waymark Code: WMJ7N3
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member the federation
Views: 27

Long Description:
This Foucault pendulum was designed and constructed by Karl-Franz Hafner back in 1970. The pendulum swings for four seconds in each direction. The pendulum uses all five stories of a stairwell in the Herzberg Physics Building at Carleton University. Below the pendulum pedestal, the stairwell leads directly to the pedestrian tunnels for the university campus. Before extensive alterations to the building for an elevator, the pendulum was originally in the main lobby of the building.
Weight of the ball: 231

Length: 55

Material: lead-filled brass

Period of oscillation: 8

Rotation time: 34

Hours of Operation: From: 12:01 AM To: 12:01 AM

Admission Cost: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

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