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Telescope : hunting the edge of space

Twinch, Oliver. (producer,, director,, screenwriter.). Jones, Peter, 1941- (director.). Axelrod, David R., (producer,, screenwriter.). Sanders, Jay O., 1953- (narrator.). O'Faolain, Mairin, (film editor.). Hutchings, Robert, (film editor.). Wolfmeyer, Dan, (film editor.). Burgess, Paul, (film editor.). hoopla digital. (Added Author). Narrator, Jay O. Sanders (Cast).

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Summary:

Three centuries of engineering have produced telescopes far beyond Galileo's simple spyglass. Perched on mountaintops, orbiting the Earth, and even circling other planets, these telescopes are revealing the solar system in detail Galileo could only dream of. Get up close with today's most powerful telescopes and embark on a stunning journey to the planets and moons now being imaged as never before.

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  • Physical Description: electronic
    electronic resource
    remote
    1 online resource (2 video files (approximately 120 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : PBS, 2010.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Episode 1 Telescope: Hunting the Edge of Space - Part 1: The Mystery of the Milky Way Episode 2 Telescope: Hunting the Edge of Space - Part 2: The Ever Expanding Universe.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator, Jay O. Sanders
Summary, etc.: Three centuries of engineering have produced telescopes far beyond Galileo's simple spyglass. Perched on mountaintops, orbiting the Earth, and even circling other planets, these telescopes are revealing the solar system in detail Galileo could only dream of. Get up close with today's most powerful telescopes and embark on a stunning journey to the planets and moons now being imaged as never before.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Telescopes
Hubble Space Telescope (Spacecraft)
Orbiting astronomical observatories
Space telescopes
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