Foucault Pendulum - Moscow Planetarium, Russia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie
N 55° 45.665 E 037° 35.116
37U E 411226 N 6180395
Quick Description: Foucault Pendulum is located in Moscow, Russia.
Location: Russia
Date Posted: 6/24/2014 8:59:12 AM
Waymark Code: WMKZY2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TitusLlewelyn
Views: 9

Long Description:
The Planetarium in Moscow was opened on November 5, 1929. In the 1960s, the Planetarium was used as an educational center for the first Russian cosmonauts.

It had been functioning till 1994 and closed after that due to bad condition. The building was abandoned for 17 years and then reopened on June 12, 2011 following reconstruction.

The Foucault Pendulum is located in the Lunarium part of the Planetarium.

Lunarium Interactive Museum is an area of unlimited creativity. Each exhibit is in fact a research lab, available to the public.
Weight of the ball: 110

Length: 50

Hours of Operation: From: 10:00 AM To: 9:00 PM

Admission Cost: 450.00 (listed in local currency)

Material: Not listed

Period of oscillation: Not Listed

Rotation time: Not Listed

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