The Solar Eclipse.. (1961)

Film-document №5580 1 part, Duration: 0:08:48, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Kozina E.

Operators: Zaporozhskiy I., Mikheev I., Prudnikov M.


The film is dedicated to the solar eclipse, which could be observed in the Soviet Union on 15 February 1961.

Historical background

February 15, 1961 in the Soviet Union there was a solar eclipse.

Temporary description

The film is dedicated to solar eclipse was observed in large parts of the Soviet Union 15 February 1961. The researchers of the Crimea and Byurakan (Armenia) at the observatory telescopes and other instruments, including: AB Northern, Gnevyshev and others. Foreign scientists are present at the eclipse in the Crimean Observatory, among them: Harold Zirin (USA), Raymond Mishari and Oliver Gauthier (France), Jiri Lex, Joseph Tremco, Vera Khokhlova (Czechoslovakia). Scientists at the telescope in Rostov-on-Don, Sverdlovsk. Flying observatory - TU-104 in the air. Astronomers have equipment in the aircraft cabin. Various plans for a solar eclipse, including the full.

Reel №1

The sun is shining through the clouds.

Landscape: prairie with few trees.

The river in the fog.

The sun sets behind the mountains (summer).

Animation: the solar system, the planets, in which there is a solar eclipse.

Sun over the steppe.

Animation: Map of the USSR.

Observatory of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR in the Crimea, the dome - CU.; PNRM. by telescope - CU.

Astronomer, a member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR Andrey North checks equipment.

Among the observers - the researcher Vera Khokhlova Crimean Observatory, astronomers from Czechoslovakia Jiri Lex Joseph Tremco, American astronomer Dr.

Harold Zirin, French astronomers and Sliver Mishari Raymond Gauthier.

Astronomical Observatory in the Caucasus.

Dome - CU.

Head of the Laboratory of Physical and Mathematical Sciences Gnevyshev and researchers are preparing for the observations.

Flying aircraft "TU-104» - MS.

Clouds and mountains (the plane).

Checking the astronomical instruments in Rostov-on-Don.

Astronomers at the telescope on the roof of the house in Sverdlovsk.

The sun is shining.

Disk of the sun gradually rose moon.

Scientists at the telescopes.

Street of Rostov-on-Don, the sky in the clouds, it's snowing.

Devices - CU.

Twilight in Rostov, lighted streets.

Pigeons sit - CU.

A group of scientists in an airplane preparing equipment.

The total phase of solar eclipse - CU.

The sun begins to open.

Sverdlovsk steel workers and residents in the streets watching the solar eclipse.

The sun is shining - CU.

At the airport lands "TU-104» - MS., LS.

Out of the plane academics.

A team of scientists examines photographs eclipse.

Evening: the sun sets over the steppe, over the sea.