Videos from Space Documentaries

Deep Astronomy has a long history of creating short, mini-documentaries highlighting an interesting topic in astronomy designed to shake your perspective on the cosmos.

Found 16 videos in "Space Documentaries" category

Chang'e 4: See You On the Far Side of the Moon

24th Jan, 2019 - 1.6k views

On January 3rd 2019 a spacecraft launched by the Chinese Lunar Exploration Program or CLEP, touched down on the far side of the Moon. This event marks the first time humans have softly landed in this lunar realm.

Change 4 See You On the Far Side of the Moon Corrected

25th Jan, 2019 - 2k views

Like this content? Please consider becoming a patron: https://patreon.com/DeepAstronomy The first video incorrectly used the Sun-Earth L2 Point in the diagram, not the Earth-Moon L2 Point. This video corrects that mistake. On January 3rd 2019 a spa

The Disappearing Rings of Saturn

31st Jan, 2019 - 2.9k views

Like this content? Please consider becoming a patron: https://patreon.com/DeepAstronomy New NASA research indicates that Saturn’s iconic rings are not only younger than previously thought, but also that these rings are actually disappearing. The r

Dragonfly 44: A Mysterious Galaxy Made of Mostly Dark Matter

8th Dec, 2016 - 5.7k views

Hangout made possible by .SPACE Domains: https://goo.gl/j6BgTp If dark matter is, well, dark how can it be found? Remarkably, a team of astronomers found a galaxy made almost entirely of dark matter by using several powerful telescopes. The galaxy i

The Earth As An Exoplanet

22nd Aug, 2018 - 7.6k views

What would Earth look like as an exoplanet? How would Earth appear to our space telescopes looking for worlds like ours?

The Amazing Orion Nebula As Seen By Hubble and Spitzer Space Telescopes

12th Jan, 2018 - 13.2k views

On January 2017, the Spitzer and Hubble Space Telescope missions released an amazing flythrough of the Orion Nebula, or M42. Never before have we had such an amazing view in the infrared of this stunning stellar nursery.

The Dark Galaxy Dragonfly 44: A Galaxy Almost Entirely Dark Matter

20th Mar, 2018 - 16.3k views

Relatively nearby at 300 million light years from Earth, the dark galaxy Dragonfly 44 had been missed by astronomers for decades because it was dim. This galaxy had too few stars. Astronomers suspected it was mostly dark matter.

Cosmic Dawn: The Science of JWST

10th May, 2017 - 17.1k views

In October 2018, humanity will launch the largest and most powerful telescope ever put into space which will provide a new set of eyes on the cosmos that promises to engrave humanity's understanding of our place in the universe forever. There are fo

Black Dwarf Stars: Corpses of Creation

21st Jun, 2016 - 45.8k views

Original Music Available from Stephen Dubois: http://www.ancienteyesmusic.com This space documentary was inspired by conversations with Space Fans from Patreon. I realized then that I should make a video on black dwarf stars. These stellar remnant

The Hubble Space Telescope: The Most Important Instrument Ever Built

13th Apr, 2015 - 82.7k views

This month marks the 25th year of observations and discovery of the Hubble Space Telescope. No other instrument built by humanity has done more to show us our place in the cosmos. Follow DeepAstronomy on Google+ http://google.com/+DeepAstronomy htt

The Galaxy's Heart of Darkness

5th Feb, 2012 - 83.3k views

Journey to the heart of our Milky Way Galaxy and learn about the supermassive black hole lurking there. http://gplus.to/TonyDarnell http://facebook.com/SpaceFan Music used: http://www.archive.org/details/DWK048 http://www.archive.org/details/LostCh

Seeing Beyond - The James Webb Space Telescope (Final Cut)

16th Mar, 2013 - 631.9k views

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope and is scheduled for launch in October 2018. We made some changes and did some re-cutting. Here is the final version. You can download this video for free on my bl