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Episode 3

Stargazing Live, Series 5 Episode 6 of 8

Brian Cox and Dara O Briain host their final night of stargazing from Jodrell Bank Observatory where, following the day's extraordinary events, they have exclusive images from the solar eclipse. Brian also reveals the latest discoveries and solar secrets of our nearest star, whilst Liz Bonnin discovers how a new generation of missions to the sun will fly closer than ever before.

Live from the heart of the European Space Agency's spacecraft test centre in the Netherlands, Dallas Campbell discovers how they recreate the harsh conditions of space here on earth and resident stargazer Lucie Green takes a closer look at the North Star.

Plus the team reveal the results of this year's stargazing challenge - to hunt for supernovae, exploding stars which could help revise the known age of the universe.

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59 minutes

Last on

Fri 20 Mar 2015 21:00

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterBrian Cox
PresenterDara O Briain
ParticipantLiz Bonnin
ParticipantLucie Green
ParticipantDallas Campbell
Executive ProducerHelen Thomas
Series ProducerPaul King

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