STK-ID 25469

Edge-on CU of Saturn's rings showing thousands of luminous particles crossing frame at high speed. Shot of luminous rings of Saturn curving across frame over background of stars. LS of earth showing the Americas, PAN left across star field. Static shot of star field, TILT UP to what might be the moon, no details shown except shadowy western hemisphere. Slow DOLLY MS to MCS of sun. Very slow TRAVELLING HAS of surface of Mercury, corona of sun visible in lower left-hand corner. Shot of upper reaches of earth's atmosphere showing definite boundary between stratosphere and deep space, PAN to LS of moon. Shot of northern hemisphere of moon showing Appenine Mountains and Sea of Showers (Mare Imbrium) seen against background of stars. Full frame vertical HAS of lunar crater. Various shots of three of Jupiter's moons, half obscured by billowing fumes.


Excerpt from
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486