Introduction to the story of the telescope, including images of an astrolobe and a sundial
China Date:1937 Duration:4 min 43 sec Sound:Yes
The story of the telescope. View of setting sun and stars at night. Animated picture of various objects formed in the constellation of stars. The stars move around the North Star. The 'Path of the Zodiac' in the sky. Calendar shows various months and dates of a year. Clock shows time of a day. In a 15th century Chinese observatory, a man spins a giant globe that serves as a map of the sky. An astrolobe instrument with which astronomers measure the angles of stars and its positions. A sundial used to tell time of day. Picture of Galileo looking through the telescope. Animated picture of planets around the sun.
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