Hubblecast 06: A battle of giants - telescopes in space and on the ground

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Have you ever wondered why some telescopes are launched into space while others are built on remote mountain tops? What is actually the best for astronomy? Here we provide a ringside view of the fight for the elusive photons from deep space - is it a battle of the telescope giants?

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Credit:

ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser, L. L. Christensen & R. Shida), Luis Calçada, ESO, Spitzer Space Telescope, Keck Observatory, Subaru Observatory

Narration:
Dr. Robert Fosbury

Design:
Martin Kornmesser

Web Technical Support:
Lars Holm Nielsen
Raquel Yumi Shida

Cinematographer:
Peter Rixner (www.perix-media-gmbh.de)

Script:
Raquel Yumi Shida
Lars Lindberg Christensen
Ana Margarida Lopes

Executive Producers:
Raquel Yumi Shida
Lars Lindberg Christensen

Director:
Lars Lindberg Christensen

About the Video

Id:hubblecast06a
Release date:3 April 2007, 15:00
Duration:06m 16s

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