Frontiers in space : exploring the universe with telescopes

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Date
1963
Summary
Uses behind the scenes views in the Polomar Observatory to show astronomers using optical and radio telescopes to gather information about the universe.  Describes how reflecting and refracting telescipes work and shows the world's largest reflecting telescope in operation.  Explains the methods used by astronomers to obtain and analyze data about the stars.
Publishers
Encyclopaedia Britannica Films; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Genre
Educational
Subject
Palomar Observatory ; Telescopes ; Astronomy
Collection
Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Film (0:11:04); 16mm
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003271113; Other: GR00403801; MDPI Barcode: 40000003271113

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