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The planets / a BBC Studios production with Nova and WGBH Boston for PBS and BBC ; co-produced by Tencent Penguin Pictures and the Open University ; produced and directed by Stephen Cooter, Martin Johnson, Nic Stacey ; series director, Stephen Cooter ; series producers, Zoe Heron and Gideon Bradshaw.

Cooter, Stephen, (television director,, television producer.). Johnson, Martin (Documentary film director), (television director,, television producer.). Stacey, Nic, (television director,, television producer.). Heron, Zoe, (television producer.). Bradshaw, Gideon (Television producer), (television producer.). Quinto, Zachary, (narrator.). BBC Studios, (production company.). WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), (production company.). Tencent Penguin Pictures, (production company.). Open University, (production company.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (production company,, publisher.). BBC Earth (Firm), (contributor.).


Among the stars in the night sky wander the eight-plus worlds of the solar system, each home to truly awe-inspiring sights. Volcanoes three times higher than Everest, geysers erupting with icy plumes, cyclones larger than Earth lasting hundreds of years. Each of our celestial neighbors has a distinct personality and a unique story. In this five-part series, NOVA will explore the awesome beauty including Saturn's 175,000-mile-wide rings, Mars's ancient waterfalls, and more.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531709198
  • ISBN: 1531709192
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 300 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2019]
  • Distributor: [Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"BBC Earth"--Container.
Originally broadcast as a 5-part miniseries on the television series: Nova.
Formatted Contents Note:
Inner worlds -- Mars -- Jupiter -- Saturn -- Ice worlds.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Zachary Quinto.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo; [color].
Language Note:
English; English SDH subtitles for the hard of hearing.
Source of Description Note:
Title from container.
Subject: Solar system.
Mars (Planet)
Jupiter (Planet)
Saturn (Planet)
Jupiter (Planet)
Mars (Planet)
Saturn (Planet)
Solar system.
Genre: Educational television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Science television programs.
Educational television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television programs.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Homer Public Library DVD 523.2 PLA (Text) 000152744 Video Available -

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