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Eclipse of the century

Author: Thomas Levenson; David Ossman; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : WGBH, ©1992.
Series: NOVA: adventures in science.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Levenson; David Ossman; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
ISBN: 1884738257 9781884738258
OCLC Number: 34311039
Notes: A segment from the television program: Nova.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Camera, Tony Gailey, Jon Else, Robert Elfstrom ; narrator, David Ossman ; music, Michael Bacon.
Performer(s): Narrator: David Ossman.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: NOVA: adventures in science.
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: a production of WGBH Boston in association with BBC-TV for NOVA ; produced and written by Thomas Levenson ; directed by David Roberts.

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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.

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