Travelers Guide To Planets

Travelers Guide To Planets

     
 
As originally produced for The National Geographic Channel, the documentary series The Planets leads viewers on a one-by-one tour of the planets surrounding the Earth - Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto - with each episode devoted to one of the said celestial bodies. The individual documentaries enlist a combination of

Overview

As originally produced for The National Geographic Channel, the documentary series The Planets leads viewers on a one-by-one tour of the planets surrounding the Earth - Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto - with each episode devoted to one of the said celestial bodies. The individual documentaries enlist a combination of cutting-edge CGI and telescopic imagery to give audiences realistic and immediate visual conceptions of each planet's surface, atmosphere, outer layers and surrounding moons. This package offers the complete original series as it originally aired, plus bonus segments The Sun and The Moon.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/29/2010
UPC:
0727994931546
Rating:
NR
Source:
Nat'l Geographic Vid
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time:
4:30:00
Sales rank:
9,693

Special Features

The Sun; The Moon

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- National Geographic: A Traveler's Guide to the Planets
1. Introduction [2:29]
2. A Guide to Saturn [4:14]
3. Exploring Saturn [4:47]
4. Saturn's Rings [3:50]
5. The Climate [4:24]
6. The Moon Enceladus [6:06]
7. Titan [5:51]
8. A Familiar Landscape [5:34]
9. A Return to Titan [4:12]
10. The Road Ahead [2:29]
11. Conclusion [:20]
12. Credits [:17]
1. Introduction [5:10]
2. King of the Planets [3:20]
3. Visiting Jupiter [3:45]
4. Unsolved Puzzles [3:40]
5. Galileo Probe [4:00]
6. Juno Mission [4:11]
7. Volcanic Io [4:29]
8. Magnetic Ganymede [1:17]
9. Battered Callisto [2:17]
10. Frozen Europa [7:53]
11. Conclusion [4:18]
12. Credits [:16]
1. Introduction [2:18]
2. Personal Travel Guide [4:21]
3. A Closer Look [4:35]
4. Mars Hill [3:40]
5. One Way Trip [1:47]
6. A Difficult Landing [2:10]
7. Mars' Atmosphere [4:15]
8. The Martian Environment [2:58]
9. Mars' Valley [4:43]
10. Finding Life [10:54]
11. Conclusion [2:30]
12. Credits [:13]
Disc #2 -- National Geographic: A Traveler's Guide to the Planets
1. Introduction [2:04]
2. The Hot Zone [4:57]
3. Unique Time Zone [2:50]
4. Getting There [4:07]
5. Mercury's Magnetic Field [2:52]
6. The Climate [4:25]
7. Venus [7:35]
8. Lava Land [4:18]
9. A Trip to Venus [6:59]
10. Life On Venus [2:34]
11. Conclusion [1:41]
12. Credits [:16]
1. Introduction [1:59]
2. Pluto and Beyond [4:15]
3. Getting to Pluto [5:16]
4. Planet X [2:16]
5. What to See [4:34]
6. Pluto's Moon [6:08]
7. The Kuiper Belt [3:01]
8. Pluto's Demotion [3:08]
9. Comet Hunting [8:47]
10. The Outer Limits [3:14]
11. Conclusion [1:20]
12. Credits [:22]
1. Introduction [1:50]
2. Seventh From the Sun [1:53]
3. Equinox [2:28]
4. History of Uranus [3:45]
5. Uranus' Tilt [4:23]
6. 24 Year Voyage [6:30]
7. Uranus' Moon [4:36]
8. Mission of the Mind [2:59]
9. Neptune [7:05]
10. What to See [7:12]
11. Conclusion [1:40]
12. Credits [:14]
13. Chapter 13 [:01]

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