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Eyes on the Skies

Synopsis
This film explores the many facets of the telescope: its historical development, scientific importance, technological breakthroughs, and also the people behind the invention. It is presented by Dr. Joe Liske, a professional astronomer from the European Southern Observatory and host of the Hubblecast video podcast.

The film is freely available for TV broadcasters and for public events carried out by educators, science centres, planetariums, amateur astronomers. Details are available on the website at http://www.eyesontheskies.org/movie.php.
Language
English
Country
Germany
Year of release
2010
Notes
Also available in Blu-Ray format [3.99 Euros + P&P]
Subjects
Astronomy
Keywords
astronomical observations; history of science; telescopes

Credits

Director
Lars Lindberg Christensen
Contributor
Joe Liske

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 PAL, Region 0 NTSC
Price
0.99 Euros
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
130 minutes
Year
2013

Distributor

Name

Hubble European Space Agency Centre

Email
nguttrid@partner.eso.org
Web
http://www.spacetelescope.org/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+49 89 3200 6855
Address
Education and Public Outreach Department
European Southern Observatory
Karl-Schwarzschild-Strasse 2
D-85748 Garching bei M√ľnchen
Germany

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