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Author: Gary SavonaMichelle ThallerTom WynneDoris DaouHenry KlineAll authors
Publisher: Pasadena, Calif. : California Institute of Technology, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Partial animation : English
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[1.] An introduction to infrared light as part of the electromagnetic spectrum. [2.] A series of short videos with real-life astronomers answering questions about space. [3.] Launch of Spitzer with multiple camera angles, including thermal infrared. [4.] A collection of animations created to help explain the science done by the Spitzer Space Telescope, to visualize its launch and mission beforehand, and to showcase  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Lyman Spitzer; Lyman Spitzer
Material Type: Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Savona; Michelle Thaller; Tom Wynne; Doris Daou; Henry Kline; California Institute of Technology.; Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.)
OCLC Number: 246662361
Notes: The Spitzer Space Telescope (then known as SIRTF - the Space Infrared Telescope Facility) launched on August 25, 2003, from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Credits: [1.] Produced and directed by Gary Savona ; written by Michelle Thaller [and others] ; edited by Tom Wynne ; animation by Frank Semerano ; music by Jeff Alu ; cameras, Robert M. Brown, Thomas "Dutch" Slager. [5.] Producer, Doris Daou ; camera, Richard W. Voss ; editor, Henry Kline ; animation, Robert Hurt, Frank Semerano.
Cast: [1.] Michelle Thaller. [2.] Doris Daou, Robert Hurt, Susan Stolovy, Michelle Thaller, Davy Kirkpatrick, Steve Lord. [5.] Bruce T. Draine, Neta Bahcall, Doreen Spitzer, John Bahcall, Scott Tremaine.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 61 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format.
Contents: [1.] Infrared: more than your eyes can see --
[2.] Ask an astronomer --
[3.] Spitzer launch --
[4.] Space animations --
Lyman Spitzer: a space visionary --
Slide show of Spitzer images.
Responsibility: NASA.

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[1.] An introduction to infrared light as part of the electromagnetic spectrum. [2.] A series of short videos with real-life astronomers answering questions about space. [3.] Launch of Spitzer with multiple camera angles, including thermal infrared. [4.] A collection of animations created to help explain the science done by the Spitzer Space Telescope, to visualize its launch and mission beforehand, and to showcase the stunning images Spitzer has produced. [5.] A video biography of Professor Lyman Spitzer, Jr., told by those who knew him. [6.] A slide show of spectacular images from Spitzer.

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