The Planets

The Planets Series
Genre: Documentary
Premiere: 1985
Network: Channel 4
IMDB Rating: 8.5/10
Sessons: 1
Full Episodes: 8
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Seven-part documentary series which takes an in-depth look at various planets in our solar system, presented by reknowned astronomer Dr Heather Couper.
The Planets S01E08
Last Episode, 17 Jun 1999: Season 1, Episode 8: Destiny
What will happen to the solar system be like in several billion years? Destiny explores the distant future of the solar system with specific predictions of how the sun will determine the fate of the planets.
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Date Aired The Planets Episodes
Season 1
09 November 1985 Season 1, Episode 1: Children of the Sun
16 November 1985 Season 1, Episode 2: Venus and Mercury
23 November 1985 Season 1, Episode 3: The Blue Planet
30 November 1985 Season 1, Episode 4: The Angry Red Planet
07 December 1985 Season 1, Episode 5: Planet of Gas
14 December 1985 Season 1, Episode 6: The Search for Planet X
21 December 1985 Season 1, Episode 7: Are We Alone?
17 Jun 1999 Season 1, Episode 8: Destiny


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