Asteroids, comets, and meteorites
Surveys the size, composition, and location of asteroids, comets, and meteorites and the means used to investigate them. The discovery of asteroids in 1801 by Piazzi, their place in the solar system, and their variations in size and shape are recounted. Halley's study of comets, the nature of the composition of comets, and the size of their orbit are highlighted. Meteorites are discussed as remnants of comets; and the use of radar and photography in counting them along with the variations in their sizes is indicated.
Film Associates of California; BFA Educational Media; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Asteroids -- Juvenile films ; Comets -- Juvenile films ; Meteorites -- Juvenile films.
IU Audio-Visual Center
IUL Moving Image Archive
- Rights Statement
- No Copyright - United States
- Physical Description
1 Film (0:11:03); 16mm
Gift to the IUB Libraries from Instructional Support Services.
Copyright Date: 1960
- Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003256908; Other: GR00406727; MDPI Barcode: 40000003256908
This item is accessible by: the public.