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The Resource Skywatching. : seeing and understanding cosmic wonders, Professor Alex Filippenko, University of California, Berkeley

Skywatching. : seeing and understanding cosmic wonders, Professor Alex Filippenko, University of California, Berkeley

Label
Skywatching. : seeing and understanding cosmic wonders
Title
Skywatching.
Title remainder
seeing and understanding cosmic wonders
Statement of responsibility
Professor Alex Filippenko, University of California, Berkeley
Creator
Contributor
Author
Production company
Speaker
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 countess 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
JRY
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Filippenko, Alexei V
Dewey number
520
LC call number
QB981
LC item number
.F55 2011
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Professor Alex Filippenko, University of California, Berkeley
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Teaching Company
Runtime
540
Series statement
The great courses. Science & mathematics : Astronomy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • Cosmology
  • Educational films
  • Astronomy
  • Educational films
Target audience
adolescent
Technique
live action
Label
Skywatching. : seeing and understanding cosmic wonders, Professor Alex Filippenko, University of California, Berkeley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Course no. 1852
  • Course guidebook includes lecture outlines and notes, a time line, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography (p. 165-172)
  • "12 lectures / 45 minutes per lecture"--Container
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 172 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Viewing the planets and their motions
  • The moon, phases, and lunar eclipses
  • Disc 3.
  • Satellites, comets, and meteors
  • Observing solar activity and Earth's auroras
  • Solar eclipses: marvelous coincidences
  • Celestial sights when the night is darkest
  • Disc 1.
  • Day and night skies across all distances
  • The blue sky, clouds, and lightning
  • The rainbow family : sunlight and water
  • Solar halos: sunlight and ice crystals
  • Disc 2.
  • The colors of sunrise and sunset
  • Bright stars, constellations, and the zodiac
Control code
ocn769230827
Dimensions
4 3/4 in +
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 540 min.)
Isbn
9781598037944
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1852
  • ID1852A-01
  • PD1852A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o769230827
  • (OCoLC)769230827
System details
DVD format; DVDs, full screen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Skywatching. : seeing and understanding cosmic wonders, Professor Alex Filippenko, University of California, Berkeley
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Course no. 1852
  • Course guidebook includes lecture outlines and notes, a time line, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography (p. 165-172)
  • "12 lectures / 45 minutes per lecture"--Container
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 172 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Viewing the planets and their motions
  • The moon, phases, and lunar eclipses
  • Disc 3.
  • Satellites, comets, and meteors
  • Observing solar activity and Earth's auroras
  • Solar eclipses: marvelous coincidences
  • Celestial sights when the night is darkest
  • Disc 1.
  • Day and night skies across all distances
  • The blue sky, clouds, and lightning
  • The rainbow family : sunlight and water
  • Solar halos: sunlight and ice crystals
  • Disc 2.
  • The colors of sunrise and sunset
  • Bright stars, constellations, and the zodiac
Control code
ocn769230827
Dimensions
4 3/4 in +
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 540 min.)
Isbn
9781598037944
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1852
  • ID1852A-01
  • PD1852A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o769230827
  • (OCoLC)769230827
System details
DVD format; DVDs, full screen
Video recording format
DVD

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