Historic Buhl Planetarium Equipment & Artifacts
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12) Astronomical Painting by Pennsylvania artist and architect Daniel Owen Stephens: Cygnus the Swan.
13) Astronomical Painting by Pennsylvania artist and architect Daniel Owen Stephens: Nine Planets and A Million Suns.
14) Astronomical Painting by Pennsylvania artist and architect Daniel Owen Stephens: The Great Bear.
15) Portrait of Henry Buhl, Jr., whose will created the Buhl Foundation.
16) Portrait of Louise Buhl, wife of Henry Buhl, Jr.
17) Painting of Halley’s Comet.
18) Van de Graaff Electrostatic Generator (and brass railing which previously encircled generator) – Medium-sized model (not very large or small generators purchased since 1939).
19) Four Toledo Planetary Weight Scales: Earth, Moon, Mars, Jupiter (Note: another multi-planet weight scale, the Fairbanks-Morse Planetary Weight Scale, continues in public display near the entrance to the Henry Buhl, Jr. Planetarium on the second floor of The Carnegie Science Center).
20) Zeiss II Planetarium Projector Control Console and related equipment (Since 2010, the Zeiss II Planetarium Projector has been displayed on the first floor of The Carnegie Science Center, without the control console and related equipment).
21) Epideoscope – Antique overhead projector used to project biological sample slides.
22) Large Oscilloscope.
23) Lecture Hall Science Lab Table.
24) Two sets of stage drapes (for small stage in Planetarium Theater and stage in Little Science Theater).
25) Astronomical Transparencies (back-lit) from Hallways around Planetarium Theater.