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Behind the Scenes: The Making of "The Planets"

See what went into creating the stunning visuals for NOVA’s “The Planets.”

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Working with scientists, the production team from “The Planets” films created more than 2.5 hours of computer graphics and visual effects to depict the physics of our Solar System.

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