VC Bulb Inventory 

Location

Bulb Type

# of Fixtures

Pictures

Notes

E X T E R I O R

Exterior "red" wall footlights
*Amphitheater
*Ramps
*Cafe Courtyard
Sylvania 20676 DULUX D
(or equivalent)
18W, 1250 lumens
Compact Flourescent
Avg. life 10,000 hours
118 1
2
3
4
Be careful when lifting
out of base; easy to ram
into top of housing and
break (I know, I did it).
Exterior post footlights
*Sundial Courtyard
*Telescope Park
*Amphitheater entrance
Normal (red) incandescent
Non-clear, 60W
39 1
2
Frosted bulbs will show
less shadowing in pattern
on ground.
Exterior Ceiling Floods
*Above front door
*Above E Cafe entrance
*Above W door entrance
? Need tall ladder 7 1 ?? Need tall ladder
to make certain bulb
ID
Exterior Ground Floods
*Sundial gnomon
*Cafe Courtyard
see picture #1 8 1
2
Difficult to remove.
Bring tools.

I N T E R I O R

Interior Large Floods
*Cafe
*Foyer
*Exhibit Hall
*Theater
*Various other locations
Sylvania Halogen Capsylite
PAR 30 Long Neck Wide Floodlight
(or equivalent)
75W, 1130 lumens, 50 deg beamwidth
Incandescent Flood
Avg. life 2,500 hours
71 1
2
We have several boxes of these in the Exhibit Repair Room.
Interior Small Floods
*Exhibit Hall
*Foyer
*Theater entrance
*Gift Shop!!!
GE MR16 Sealed Halogen
ANSI# EXN (or equivalent)
50W, 12V
Incandescent Flood
Avg. life 3,500 hours
100
(includes 80
in Gift Shop)
1
2
These get very hot
in operation.
Interior Ceiling Flourescents
*Cafe
*Foyer
*Exhibit Hall
*Restrooms
Sylvania DULUX TRT
(or equivalent)
42W
Flourescent
60
(2 bulbs per
fixture in most fixtures)
1
2

Decoding Starlight Entrance ? Need tall ladder 4

D O M E S

Dome 1,2 Interior Normal (red) Incandescent 4 1
2
Need brighter bulbs than
are currently installed.

E X H I B I T S

Exhibit
Every Star Has a Spectrum
Normal Frosted Incandescent
60W x 2
2 1 Access through top
Exhibit
Make Your Own Spectrum
GE MR16 Sealed Halogen
ANSI# EXN (or equivalent)
50W, 12V
Incandescent Flood
Avg. life 3,500 hours
1 1 These get very hot
in operation.

Must remove yellow globe
then carefully re-aim lamp
through small square aperture in globe after replacement.

Exhibit
How Starlight Works
HERA Flourescent Units (4)
1-800-336-HERA
HRES20 20", 18 W
5/8" cool white flourescent x 4
4 1
2
3
Must remove panel on W
side of exhibit to access.
Exhibit
Light in Everyday Life
Normal Frosted Incandescent
40W, plus
45 W narrow flood halogen,
screw-in base.
~25 total
for the two
types at left
1 Access difficult; see Kevin
Exhibit
Tools of Astronomy
GE MR16 Sealed Halogen
ANSI# EXN (or equivalent)
35W, 12V
Incandescent Flood
Avg. life 3,500 hours
2 1 These get very hot
in operation.

Access by opening glass door (keys in VC Office). The lock is a bit tricky.

Exhibit
Star Codes
Backlit graphic box:
30" T-12 flourescent bi-pin x 2
Recessed Ceiling:
GE MR16 25W Sealed Halogen x 1
LIGHT BOX:
Sodium:
SOX 18 low pressure
sodium x 1
Hydrogen: L60-906 hydrogen
spectrum tube x 1
White Light Reference:
25W Tubular Flourescent
indicated
at
left
Graphic Box

Light Box

White Reference Lamp

Access to some parts of this exhibit are difficult; see Kevin

Access to LIGHT BOX (H, Na, White sources) is via removal of one spanner bolt along R edge of box sidewall.

Exhibit
How Hot Are The Stars
Normal Frosted Incandescent
Red Star: 7.5W
Yellow Star: 15W
Blue Star: 25W
1 of each 1 Don't put >25W bulb in
blue star; interior paint of
plastic globe already burned
from using 40W bulb.

Access by unscrewing plastic globes.

Exhibit
Canopies
GE MR11 20W bi-pin, or
Osram Halostar Standard Halogen
(or equivalent)
10W, 12V
Incandescent
Avg. life 2,000 hours
8 1
2
These get very hot
in operation. DO NOT
TOUCH BULB WHEN
INSTALLING!

Access from top side of canopy, being careful to engage thin metal frame structure on two small plastic pins inside housing. See Kevin for details.

Exhibit
L.O.S.T.
Daily Orders:
HRES 13" 10W cool white flourescent x 1
T-5 wedge incandescent lamps x 3
Oval Lightbox:
HRES 13" 10W cool white flourescent x 2
HRES 20" 18W cool white flourescent x 1
Fiber Optic Illuminator:
150W Metal halide
indicated
at
left
1 Daily Orders: access from top of panel (must be removed)
Oval Lightbox: access from below
Fiber Illuminator: access from below/back. This bulb gets extremely hot!