The Solar sea

United States, 1986

TV show
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Episode number 6 of Series “Planet earth”.
Our sun is a star that powers the earth. it gives life, creates weather, warms the oceans, the land and even the ice. This program looks at the history of man’s involvement with the sun, and with the latest research into such phenomena as sun spots, solar flares and the solar wind, using infra-red and x-ray satellite photography to illustrate the immense forces which ultimately control the future of the earth.

Credits

production company

WQED

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

producer

Georgann Kane

Duration

01:00:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1986

Appears in

Planet earth

Group of items

Planet earth

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303623

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Sun

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - United States

Television → Television series

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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