STK-ID 25472

Slow TRAVELLING SHOT of planet as seen from satellite. Still HAS and PAN of surface of Mercury, jagged mountains, sun-baked crust and part of Sun's disk in background. LAS of top of mountain range, back-lighted jagged rock formation in foreground. Similar shot with more light. LSs of blurred Mercury crossing blazing solar disk in immediate foreground. LSs of Saturn against starry sky, PANs to star fields and to distant planet. Shot of Jupiter's atmosphere from space. PAN along upper stratosphere showing stars, to one of Jupiter's moons in the distance. Longer shot of Jupiter's northern hemisphere, PAN to stars and to one star in particular boasting of rays and halo. LS of unrecognizable planet in the distance, western hemisphere brightly lit, stars in background, dissolve to ELS of planet with fewer stars in background.


Excerpt from
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio