Item Details

Eclipse of the Century [videorecording]

produced and written by Thomas Levenson ; a production of WGBH Boston in association with BBC TV
Format
Video; VHS
Summary
On July 11, 1991, anxious scientists gathered on Mauna Kea in Hawaii to view the total solar eclipse that would take place in the direct viewing path of the astronomical observatories located there. This program captures the excitement and tension of the astronomers as they prepare to glean the most data possible from the event.
Release Date
1991
Run Time
60 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • Videocassette release of a 1991 production.
  • Originally broadcast as a segment of the television series: Nova.
Related Title
Nova (Television program)
Series
WGBH Collection
Credits
Producer/writer, Thomas Levenson.
Published
Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanitites & Sciences, c1992.
Description
1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
VHS format [NTSC]
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