Death of a star [videorecording] / A production of WGBH in association with the British Broadcasting Corporation, Norddeutscher Rundfunk, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation for Nova ; executive producer, Paula S. Apsell ; written, produced, and directed by Robin Bates ; science editor, Thomas Levenson ; executive editor, William Grant.
Boston, MA : WGBH Educational Foundation, c1987.
1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 teacher's guide.
On February 23, 1987, a young Canadian astronomer witnessed one of the most violent cosmic events since the creation of the universe - a supernova - the gargantuan explosion resulting when a star blows itself apart. Nova covers this fast breaking story as astronomers from all over the world study the historic event.