• Short Summary

    Astronomers at Bochum Observatory, West Germany, were able to record a ninety-percent eclipse of the sun by the moon Feb 15.

  • Description

    1.
    The first 9 meters are taken by single pictures with a long tele-lens. You see the phases from the beginning to the end.


    2.
    Cameraman taking the eclipse by a special instrument.


    3.
    Measure-instruments for the measuring of the eclipse by a photo-cell.


    4.
    Photographer and spectators.


    5.
    The scheme.


    6.
    The big refractor to the observation.



    You see the sun full in a projected picture.


    7.
    The observatory outside.




    Initials TDH/S/AW



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    Background: Astronomers at Bochum Observatory, West Germany, were able to record a ninety-percent eclipse of the sun by the moon Feb 15. Visible to most of western europe, the eclipse provided a sight not likely to be seen again until 1999.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAS3HBBYJYCMR8Z94NCFTUU8PX
    Media URN:
    VLVAS3HBBYJYCMR8Z94NCFTUU8PX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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