Algol the demon star [motion picture]

; Houghton Mifflin Company

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Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
WRLC Shared Collections Facility (Restricted Use)
MPA 6 Off-site
Other Authors Meeks, M. L. 1923-
Houghton Mifflin Company.
Subjects Doppler effect.
Double stars.
Eclipsing binaries.
Series Explorations in space and time motion picture.
Description 1 film reel (ca. 8 min.) sd. color. 16 mm.
Notes "A Houghton Mifflin film."
With film notes.
Summary 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.
Production Credits Author, M. L. Meeks; computer animation, Sherrill Martin.
System Requirements 16 mm sound film projector.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)426121844
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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