Centura Pendulum
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GPS Men
N 32° 56.341 W 096° 49.372
14S E 703538 N 3646629
Quick Description: California Academy of Sciences Foucault Pendulum in the Centura office building lobby.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 2/14/2006 9:30:56 AM
Waymark Code: WM7KW
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Egnix
Views: 82

Long Description:
This Foucault pendulum is installed from a kit sponsored by the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco. It is described briefly at (visit link) with architectural detail at
(visit link) It is located in the lobby of the Centura office building at 14185 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, TX 75254. The 10" x 14" educational brass wall plaque described on the website is located at the nearby information booth. The 8" cast brass floor plaque with compass rose is located on the floor at the center of the pendulum.
Weight of the ball: 235

Length: 52

Material: Polished brass

Period of oscillation: 8

Rotation time: 44

Hours of Operation: From: 7:00 AM To: 6:00 PM

Admission Cost: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

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