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 13 videos in "Space Documentaries" category

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 - 6.7k 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 - 12.3k 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 - 15.4k 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 - 16.4k 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 - 44.5k 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 - 82k 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 - 83k 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 - 570.3k 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

The Hole in the Andromeda Galaxy

14th Feb, 2010 - 1.1M views

http://spitzer.caltech.edu/images/2218-sig06-025a-Spitzer-View-of-the-Andromeda-Galaxy On August 25, 2003, NASA launched the Spitzer Space Telescope. Designed to peer into the infrared region of the spectrum, this instrument was designed to pierc

A Journey into a Black Hole

4th Apr, 2010 - 2.1M views

Like us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/DeepAstronomy Many Space Fans have been asking for more information about black holes, specifically, what would it be like to go inside one? Andrew Hamilton of the University of Colorado made this amazing an

The Largest Galaxy in the Universe: IC 1101

22nd Sep, 2012 - 4.3M views

http://gplus.to/TonyDarnell http://facebook.com/SpaceFan This video was done by request from a Space Fan. Hope it's what you had in mind. Dark Matter: Not available The Edge: Not available Skyships: http://archive.org/details/jamendo-041459 Sea