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    Story about the observatory hidden away in a secluded corner of the Vatican. C/U of the doors of the observatory dome as they open up (shot from the inside) The view is of an ornate domed building. L/S of the observatory as the dome turns. C/U of the turning dome. C/U of one of the telescopes as it is turned. The look of the telescope is compared to a gun. Various shots of the telescopes being moved. M/S of man in a cassock and skull cap standing at the end of the telescope. A large photographic telescope is featured. We see it being moved into position. C/Us of a man operating the telescope. C/Us of some of the photographs taken of sun, stars and moon.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 577.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1929
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    15151
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    890.20
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:31:00 / 01:49:00:00
    Canister:
    EP 136
    Sort Number:
    EP 136
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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