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NOVA; Eclipse of the Century

02/05/1992


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Series
NOVA
Program
Eclipse of the Century
Program Number

1909T

Series Description

Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974

Program Description

The spectacular eclipse of 1991 passed over major observatories on the island of Hawaii. NOVA was there for six and one-half minutes of frenetic research that revealed new secrets about the sun.

Duration

00:66:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Eclipse of the Century,” 02/05/1992, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 20, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F0CEDE70EEC5411F8A73F8BC5883AA83.
MLA: “NOVA; Eclipse of the Century.” 02/05/1992. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 20, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F0CEDE70EEC5411F8A73F8BC5883AA83>.
APA: NOVA; Eclipse of the Century. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F0CEDE70EEC5411F8A73F8BC5883AA83
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