The Resource Comet encounter

Comet encounter

Label
Comet encounter
Title
Comet encounter
Contributor
Contributor
Film director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Comets have fascinated, even terrified us for thousands of years. This year, a particularly massive chunk of ice and rock is hurtling our way, an object that will fascinate billions and should create the space show of the century. Right now Comet Ison, somewhere between 1 and 10 kilometers in diameter, is just beyond the orbit of Jupiter. As it races past us toward the sun it should develop a tail that will light up the skies brighter than a full moon. In this exciting special, NGC teams up with scientists all over the world as they follow a once-in-a-lifetime event and shoot breath-taking images of the sun-grazer comet. Bringing audiences up close and personal with one of stargazing's most spectacular displays, Comet Ison reveals what the comet is made of, how it behaves and how it marks the latest chapter in the fascinating relationship between comets and humankind
Cataloging source
UtOrBLW
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by PBS in 2013
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  • Copp, Duncan
  • Watkins, Ed
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
55
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  • Comets
  • Documentary films
Technique
live action
Label
Comet encounter
Link
http://austinpl.kanopystreaming.com/node/122755
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1122754
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 55 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1122754
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897774585
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Comet encounter
Link
http://austinpl.kanopystreaming.com/node/122755
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1122754
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 55 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1122754
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897774585
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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