Astronomical Observatory "Victor Anestin" - Bacau - details and images

He was born on 30 November 1976, at the museum (former home of Christ Cristoveanu, now extinct). On April 6, 1978 was obtained 8-10 Trotuş Street area and started planning the new space. The building was built between 1910 - 1911, bound for the water tower of the city, with a diameter of approx. 12 m and height of roughly 25 m, has four levels (P +3), the first three levels there are three rooms each and a fourth restricted access ladder. The museum building was awarded in 1981.

In the fall of 1979, the Centre receives effective support astronomer Matthew Alexescu set all when in Bacau. In July 1980 the planetarium and observatory is equipped with two telescopic 63 / 840 mm (made in Germany). On May 4, 1984 is the basic exhibition and Planetarium opens.

From June 22 1995 The Centre is named after Victor Anestin. Many scientific meetings and communications of astronomical research required the Centre as a notable cultural presence. Modernization has been achieved through the raising exhibition curator Florin Nechita and other employees of small enthusiastic team from the Centre.

Basic astronomical exhibition is conducted in six rooms (floors I and II). Hall of the Planetarium is located on the top floor. There is a small room of 15 square meters for temporary exhibitions, and downstairs a specialized book exhibition. The basic theme of the exhibition is "Matter in the Universe." Each room is dedicated to a sub-themes as follows: Room I: "The structure of matter" Hall II "category on hold, Hall III 'stars - the Sun stellar systems"; Sala IV "stellar distances. Unit matter ", Hall V:" cosmic phenomena. Astronautics; Hall VI: "Astronomy in our homeland." Exposure is made on veneered panels, hazel, which are located texts, photographs and color slides (50 x 60 cm), graphics, documents consisting of photographs astronomical high (70 x 100 cm) on the various nebulae and star clusters more well known spiral galaxies, eclipses, human activities on the moon. The permanent exhibition was opened in 1982 and in 1984 received features a planetarium projector.

The building is a monument to this address listed in architecture and monuments, ensembles and historic sites.

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