Solar and lunar eclipses (1940)

Documentary №55448, 1 part, duration: 0:10:38
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:K. Alekaev
Camera operators:B. Kolyankovskij, L. Pankin



The film in the popular form tells about the causes of solar and lunar eclipses.

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Sunrise over the river.

The field illuminated by the sun.

Daisies in the field.

Flowering apple tree.

Insects on flowers.

Hen and chickens peck at grain.

Cattle graze on the banks of the river.

Eclipse of the Sun (animation).

View country house.

View of the river bank.

Eclipse of the Sun (animation).

Barking dog.

Cows in the meadow.

Chickens are hiding under the wing of a chicken.

Chickens jump to roost.

Fully enclosed solar disk.

View of the village during a solar eclipse.

Drawings depicting the reaction of people to a solar eclipse in the Middle Ages.

Eclipse of the Sun (animation).

View of the village at the end of a solar eclipse.

Chickens come out of the barn.

Cows out to pasture.

View of the river.

The Earth's rotation around the sun (animation).

Animation showing the causes of solar and lunar eclipses.

View the telescope to study the sun.

A member of the observatory with a telescope works.

Animation showing the grainy surface of the sun and the stains on it.

Scientific while observing the sun through a telescope.

View of the solar corona during an eclipse (animation).

Prominences in the solar atmosphere (animation).

Newsreel 1936: The participants of expeditions to monitor the operation of a solar eclipse.

People watching a solar eclipse, looking through dark glasses.

Map USSR passed through its territory of a solar eclipse (animation).

Maps parts of the territory of the USSR, where they will observe the solar eclipse, with dates (animation).

Night rural landscape.

View of the telescope to observe the sun.

Scientist looking through the eyepiece of the telescope.

Rural landscape during a lunar eclipse.

Key words


Calendar: 1936 1940

Locations: USSR [863]

Seasons: Summer [824]

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