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Our night sky / the Teaching Company ; Jupiterimages Corporation ; producer, Zachary H. Rhoades ; academic content supervisor, Jay Tate.

Murphy, Edward M. (Edward Michael), (teacher.). Rhoades, Zachary, (film producer.). Tate, Jay. (Added Author).
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Series Information

Great courses (DVD).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (12 video files (approximately 360 min.)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses : 2010.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 10 Spring Sky Episode 2 Seeing and Navigating the Sky Episode 3 Using Binoculars and Backyard Telescopes Episode 4 Observing the Moon and the Sun Episode 5 Observing the Planets with a Telescope Episode 6 Meteor Showers, Comets, Eclipses, and More Episode 7 Northern Sky and the North Celestial Pole Episode 1 Constellations and Their Stars Episode 11 Summer Sky Episode 12 Southern Sky and the Milky Way Episode 8 Fall Sky Episode 9 Winter Sky.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lecturer, Edward M. Murphy, Ph.D., University of Virginia.
Summary, etc.:
For thousands of years, the star-filled sky has been a source of wonder, discovery, and entertainment. All that is needed to feel at home in its limitless expanse is Our Night Sky, a richly illustrated 12-episode course that gives viewers an unrivaled tour around the sky, all while teaching them about the science, technology, and pure pleasure of stargazing.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Astronomy.

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