The Light beyond light & life; Using the telescope: astrophotography

United States, 1991

Film
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Episode number 3 of Series “The Infinity series”.
The human eye, even aided by powerful modern-day telescopes can only see a small fraction of the universe. This program shows how modern radio astronomy and computer imaging techniques have enabled us to see previously invisible objects, as well as more familiar ones, through the light of radio waves, ultra-violet, infra-red and x-rays. This episode of “Using the telescope” shows how a 4” and 8” telescope in conjunction with an SLR camera, and accessories can be used to take spectacular photographs.

Credits

producer/director

Don Wiseman

production company

Omnipoint

Duration

01:00:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1991

Appears in

The Infinity series

Group of items

The Infinity series

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

38984

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Radio waves

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Radio waves

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → X-rays

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Galaxies

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Radiation

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Radio waves

Mathematics, Science & Technology → X-rays

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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