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Celestial Sights When the Night Is Darkest

Lecture no. 12 from the course: Skywatching: Seeing and Understanding Cosmic Wonders

Celestial Sights When the Night Is Darkest

Taught by Professor Alex Filippenko | 48 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

In this final lecture, Professor Filippenko reveals some of the breathtaking stars, galaxies, and other phenomena you can see while skywatching under extremely dark conditions, and how to find them. Also, learn how the night sky has given us clues about the birth of the universe—and even our origins.


August 28, 2015
great! he s so enthusastic about everything and shows many great pictures so that it s a pleasure to watch