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The Journey to Palomar

2008 Rated NR 1hr 30m

This engaging documentary chronicles the epic journey of visionary astronomer George Ellery Hale, who constructed the greatest telescopes of his time, including the mammoth 200-inch telescope at the Palomar Observatory. Featuring interviews with prominent scientists, archival footage and more, the program celebrates Hale's intrepid spirit and his astonishing achievements that helped advance our understanding of the universe.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; bonus featurette; interviews.