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The Resource A sidewalk astronomer : a film about astronomy, cosmology and John Dobson, [photographed, produced & directed by Jeffrey Fox Jacobs], (videorecording)

A sidewalk astronomer : a film about astronomy, cosmology and John Dobson, [photographed, produced & directed by Jeffrey Fox Jacobs], (videorecording)

Label
A sidewalk astronomer : a film about astronomy, cosmology and John Dobson
Title
A sidewalk astronomer
Title remainder
a film about astronomy, cosmology and John Dobson
Statement of responsibility
[photographed, produced & directed by Jeffrey Fox Jacobs]
Title variation
John Dobson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Get to know John Dobson, inventor of the Dobsonian telescope mount, former Vedanta monk, and co-founder of Sidewalk Astronomers, who encourages us to think about the Universe. The film follows John as he tours the country, with sequences on telescope making, the Moon, Sun, planets, galaxies, Big Band, and the nature of time and space. It is illustrated with footage and photos of space shot from satellites and spacecraft as well as animation courtesy of NASA, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the Goddard Space Flight Center and the Hubble Space Telescope Institute
Cataloging source
SDE
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1915-2014
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jacobs, Jeffrey Fox
  • Dobson, John L.
Runtime
78
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dobson, John L.
  • Astronomy
  • Cosmology
  • Telescopes
  • Telescope makers
  • Astronomers
Technique
live action
Label
A sidewalk astronomer : a film about astronomy, cosmology and John Dobson, [photographed, produced & directed by Jeffrey Fox Jacobs], (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Contains the 78 min. "festival version" as well as the 55 min. "classroom version"
  • Title from disc surface
Bar code
31223084294850
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (78, 55 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Other physical details
sd., col.
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)61353704
System details
DVD
Label
A sidewalk astronomer : a film about astronomy, cosmology and John Dobson, [photographed, produced & directed by Jeffrey Fox Jacobs], (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Contains the 78 min. "festival version" as well as the 55 min. "classroom version"
  • Title from disc surface
Bar code
31223084294850
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (78, 55 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Other physical details
sd., col.
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)61353704
System details
DVD

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