The Nature of the Stars

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Date
1959
Summary
Discusses the classification of the stars, their physical properties, magnitude, size, and possible evolution. Explains the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram for star classification based on magnitude and spectral classification. Uses charts, diagrams, and photographs to show the giant and super-giant stars, population one and two stars, variable stars, and nova and super-nova. Includes a brief discussion of star evolution. Features James S. Pickering of the American Museum--Hayden Planetarium.
Contributors
James S. Pickering; Metropolitan Educational Television Association; The American Museum-Hayden Planetarium; Yanna Kroyt Brandt; Alan Beaumont; Tom Cohen; Hal Anderson; Beth Leibowtiz; Helene Thomas; Anita Kapp
Publishers
National Educational Television; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Genre
Educational
Subjects
Stars; Astronomy
Collection
National Educational Television
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 film reel (29 min.) sound,black and white/monochrome; 16 mm
Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 7835282; Other: GR00467397; MDPI Barcode: 40000003305978

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