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The Resource Skywatching : seeing and understanding cosmic wonders, the Teaching Company

Skywatching : seeing and understanding cosmic wonders, the Teaching Company

Label
Skywatching : seeing and understanding cosmic wonders
Title
Skywatching
Title remainder
seeing and understanding cosmic wonders
Statement of responsibility
the Teaching Company
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Get an unparalleled visual guide to nature's most mysterious and beautiful offerings with these twelve 45-minute lectures. Award-winning astronomer and Professor Alex Filippenko of the University of California, Berkeley, has crafted a visually stunning tour of the sky's most dazzling displays, most of which you can see even without binoculars. Using the same dynamic and engaging teaching style that has won him praise from countless lifelong learners around the world, he shows you new ways to see your surroundings and appreciate the marvels of both our planet and the entire universe
Member of
Cataloging source
MLSOD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director not credited
Dewey number
520
LC call number
  • QB61
  • 520 FIL
LC item number
.F553 2011
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Professor Alex Filippenko, University of California, Berkeley
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Filippenko, Alexei V
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
540
Series statement
Great courses. Science & mathematics. Astonomy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • Cosmology
  • Atmospheric physics
  • Meteorology
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric physics
  • Cosmology
  • Meteorology
Technique
live action
Label
Skywatching : seeing and understanding cosmic wonders, the Teaching Company
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Course no. 1852
  • 12 lectures/45-minutes per lecture
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. 1. Day and night skies across all distances -- 2. The blue sky, clouds, and lightning -- 3. The rainbow family : sunlight and water -- 4. Solar halos : sunlight and ice crystals -- Disc 2. 5. The colors of sunrise and sunset -- 6. Bright stars, constellations, and the zodiac -- 7. Viewing the planets and their motions -- 8. The Moon, phases, and lunar eclipses -- Disc 3. 9. Satellites, comets, and meteors -- 10. Observing solar activity and Earth's auroras -- 11. Solar eclipses : marvelous coincidences -- 12. Celestial sights when the night is darkest
Control code
on1060749381
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (540 min.)
Isbn
9781598037944
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781598037944
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1852
  • ID1852A01
  • PD1852A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Skywatching : seeing and understanding cosmic wonders, the Teaching Company
Publication
Note
  • Course no. 1852
  • 12 lectures/45-minutes per lecture
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. 1. Day and night skies across all distances -- 2. The blue sky, clouds, and lightning -- 3. The rainbow family : sunlight and water -- 4. Solar halos : sunlight and ice crystals -- Disc 2. 5. The colors of sunrise and sunset -- 6. Bright stars, constellations, and the zodiac -- 7. Viewing the planets and their motions -- 8. The Moon, phases, and lunar eclipses -- Disc 3. 9. Satellites, comets, and meteors -- 10. Observing solar activity and Earth's auroras -- 11. Solar eclipses : marvelous coincidences -- 12. Celestial sights when the night is darkest
Control code
on1060749381
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (540 min.)
Isbn
9781598037944
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781598037944
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1852
  • ID1852A01
  • PD1852A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Video recording format
DVD

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