Algol the demon star [motion picture]
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Meeks, M. L. 1923-
Houghton Mifflin Company.
Explorations in space and time motion picture.
1 film reel (ca. 8 min.) sd. color. 16 mm.
"A Houghton Mifflin film."
With film notes.
Uses computer animation to examine the eclipsing binary star system Algol. Illustrates application of the Doppler shift to determine the orbital speeds of the two stars, and shows how their masses and sizes can be inferred by observing their motions.
Author, M. L. Meeks; computer animation, Sherrill Martin.
16 mm sound film projector.
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