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Title Solarmax [videorecording] / a Heliograph production in association with the Museum of Science and Industry ; written and directed by John Weiley ; produced by John Weiley and Robert Eather.

Publication Info. Burbank, CA : SlingShot Entertainment, [2001]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 East Dubuque DL DVD - EDLY-13  DVD 522 SOL    AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Note Digitally remastered from the large format film originally shown in IMAX theaters.
Bonus features: soundtrack CD; exclusive NASA DVD-ROM, "SOHO: exploring the sun"; commentary by producer and director; making of featurette; documentary, "Spirits of the polar night: the aurora"; hot facts trivia.
Credits Executive producer, John Wickstrom and David Mosena ; editor, Nicholas Holmes ; co-producer & science advisor, Robert Eather.
Performer Narrator, Alex Scott.
Summary Explores the sun, a star with powerful influence on earth. Includes footage from both earth and space, as well as some footage from NASA's SOHO satellite. Every 11 years, the sun's poles reverse causing a solarmax at the peak of the storm. Also includes an explanation of the connection between the Aurora Borealis and the sun.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital; digital surround.
Subject Solar activity.
Storms -- Sun.
Sun -- Popular works.
Sun -- Photographs from space.
Sun -- Observations.
Added Author Weiley, John, 1944-
Eather, Robert H.
SlingShot Entertainment (Firm)
Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago, Ill.)
Heliograph (Firm)
Added Title Solar max
SOHO : exploring the sun.
Spirits of the polar night : the aurora.
ISBN 1584482494
Music No. SDVD9262 SlingShot

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