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Undaunted the forgotten giants of the Allegheny Observatory
Publication Information:
[Pittsburgh, Pa.] : Dan Handley Science Media, LLC, ©2012.
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (63 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details:
DVD; widescreen (1.78:1; 16:9) presentation; Dolby digital.
Target Audience:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Language Note:
In English; with optional Spanish subtitles: open-captioned in English.
General Note:
Time stated on container (98 min.) includes special features.

Special features: Allegheny Observatory : the next generation; brief visual tour of the Allegheny Observatory with Observatory Manager Lou Coban; history and mission of the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh; Bill Snyder, astrophotographer; Professor Gatewood discusses near-Earth asteroids; Professor Langley and the mysterious Allegheny lens napping of 1872.
Chronicles the major advances in solar and planetary science, astrophysics, early aviation, star mapping, and extrasolar planet discovery made by the men and women of the University of Pittsburgh's Allegheny Observatory, including Samuel Pierpont Langley, John and Phoebe Brashear, and James Edward Keeler.