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Identifier: Mem 100
Scope and Contents These materials are loosely grouped and described based on their nature and use. Their description may be fully refined as more is learned about them. The Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History opened on October 3, 1935. Since its inception, the Planetarium has served as an educational and exhibition platform and as the face of the Department of Astronomy, known as the Department of Astronomy and American Museum-Hayden Planetarium after 1953. The Hayden...
Dates: Usage: circa 1935-1997
Identifier: Film Collection no. 30
Scope and Contents In Our moon and other moons, the earth's moon and other satellites in space are discussed by Joseph M. Chamberlain, Catherine E. Barry and Frank H. Forrester, astronomers at the AMNH-Hayden Planetarium. The instruments used to study the solar system are presented, the short film Moons of Saturn is shown, and Copernican theory is discussed. (The first space probe to the moon was landed by the Soviet Union in September 1959 and the first man stepped on the moon on July 20, 1969.) In...