The Resource Beyond Our Solar System : Searching for Extrasolar Planets, American Museum of Natural History, (evideo)

Beyond Our Solar System : Searching for Extrasolar Planets, American Museum of Natural History, (evideo)

Label
Beyond Our Solar System : Searching for Extrasolar Planets
Title
Beyond Our Solar System
Title remainder
Searching for Extrasolar Planets
Statement of responsibility
American Museum of Natural History
Title variation
Searching for Extrasolar Planets
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Astrophysicists are discovering new extrasolar planets - those outside our Solar System - almost daily. NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope (originally called SIRTF, or the Space Infrared Telescope Facility) and AMNH's Lyot Project Coronograph are two of the many technologies uncovering the attributes and evolution of these faraway worlds. The techniques employed by these instruments may one day help answer one of astronomy's reigning mysteries: do any extrasolar planets host life? This science bulletin relates scientists' hopes for the Spitzer Space Telescope before its launch in 2003 and gives a firsthand look into the making of the Lyot Project
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AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
6 & up
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  • Films on Demand
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
Runtime
8
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Spitzer Space Telescope (Spacecraft)
  • Extrasolar planets
  • Galaxies
  • Stars
  • Outer space
Technique
live action
Label
Beyond Our Solar System : Searching for Extrasolar Planets, American Museum of Natural History, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=47523
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Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 10, 2012
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
What Infrared Can See (2:49) -- Coronagraphy (2:03) -- Lyot Project (2:04) -- Credits: Beyond Our Solar System: Searching for Extrasolar Planets (0:44)
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unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (8 min.)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
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unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
47523
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unknown
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Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100047523
  • 100047523
  • (OCoLC)802298204
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Beyond Our Solar System : Searching for Extrasolar Planets, American Museum of Natural History, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=47523
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 10, 2012
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
What Infrared Can See (2:49) -- Coronagraphy (2:03) -- Lyot Project (2:04) -- Credits: Beyond Our Solar System: Searching for Extrasolar Planets (0:44)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (8 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
47523
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100047523
  • 100047523
  • (OCoLC)802298204
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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