Infrared Expanse (Episode 16): Sky Candy Series
Catalogue Number: TTV016
Producer: Trader Multimedia Inc.
Subject: Astronomy, Documentary, Geography, Interactive Materials, Physics, Science
Grade Level: 6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2020
Running Time: 9:00
VISTA, the Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy, generates tremendous amounts of data doing large-scale surveys of the sky. VISTA was built to observe in a colour of light that the human eye cannot see – infrared. Infrared light can travel through dust clouds, allowing infrared telescopes to pull back the veils on some of the universe’s most interesting objects.
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