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  • Description

    The Yerkes Observatory in the United States of America.

    Full titles read: "THE LARGEST STAR GAZER - At the famous Yerkes Observatory, U.S.A., where the giant 40 " Refractor telescope probes the starry regions."

    Good L/S of the large observatory building. L/S of the men inside the building. the floor is seen moving slowly upwards towards the telescope. Good L/S's of the giant telescope rotating.

    Intertitle reads: "The World's largest camera."

    L/S of man fitting camera to the end of the telescope.

    Intertitle reads: "The rings of Saturn"

    Photograph of Saturn which a narrator tells us was taken by the late Professor Barnard.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/08/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    36773
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1016.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:20:00 / 01:02:23:00
    Canister:
    PT 020
    Sort Number:
    PT 020
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  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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