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Publisher: Chantilly, VA : The Teaching Company, ©2010.
Series: Great courses (DVD)., Science & mathematics., Astronomy.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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Presents 12 lectures by Edward M. Murphy on astronomy. You'll learn how to use a star map and how to read coordinates to locate planets, constellations and other objects in the night sky.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Science films
Short films
Lectures
Educational films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
ISBN: 159803667X 9781598036671 9780961320751 0961320753
OCLC Number: 1038250664
Notes: Course no. 1846.
Lectures produced in 2007.
Credits: Editor, Dan Shine.
Performer(s): Lecturer, Edward M. Murphy.
Target Audience: College students and adults.
Description: 2 videodiscs (30 min. each) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + guide (iv, 85 pages)
Details: DVD.
Contents: Disc 1. The Constellations and Their Stars ; Seeing and Navigating the Sky ; Using Binoculars and Backyard Telescopes ; Observing the Moon and the Sun ; Observing the Planets with a Telescope ; Meteor Showers, Comets, Eclipses, and More --
Disc 2. The Northern Sky and the North Celestial Pole ; The Fall Sky ; The Winter Sky ; The Spring Sky ; The Summer Sky ; The Southern Sky and the Milky Way.
Series Title: Great courses (DVD)., Science & mathematics., Astronomy.
Responsibility: the Teaching Company ; Jupiterimages Corporation ; producer, Zachary H. Rhoades ; academic content supervisor, Jay Tate.

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Presents 12 lectures by Edward M. Murphy on astronomy. You'll learn how to use a star map and how to read coordinates to locate planets, constellations and other objects in the night sky.

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