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Video Lecture 5 of 47
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Date Added: August 11, 2016

Lecture Description

The big question in the comments last week was, "BUT WHAT ABOUT ECLIPSES?" Today, Phil breaks 'em down for you.

This episode is sponsored by Squarespace:


As promised, Phil's sun spotting recommendations:

Astronomers Without Borders (charitable org):

Rainbow Symphony glasses (I have these myself):

Wide variety of viewers from Rainbow Symphony:


Solar Eclips 0:59
Lunar Eclipse 1:03
Moon's Orbit 1:23
Size of the Earth and Moon 8:24


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Course Description

In this Crash Course series, marvel at the wonders of astronomy with your host for this intergalactic adventure, the Bad Astronomer himself -- Phil Plait. In just 40 short lessons, you will learn the basics of the oldest science known to humanity.

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