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Cinéma et Astronomie

France (MIFF 1953, Scientific Films)

Director: MM. Lyot et Leclerc

Demonstrates various applications of scientific cinematography in the field of astronomy. First part shows records of solar and lunar eclipses. Second part shows Lyot's monochromatic filter and the results obtained in solar prominence work.

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