Accession Number:

AD0363641

Title:

TECHNICAL PHOTOGRAPHY (Operation IVY)

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

EDGERTON GERMESHAUSEN AND GRIER INC BOSTON MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1954-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

99.0

Abstract:

The following photographic activities on Operation Ivy were carried out 1 Determine fireball yield from high-speed cameras and Rapatronics. 2 Record cloud-rise and -drift phenomena. 3 Determine luminous emittance of the fireball. 4 Determine time to the minimum by means of Bhangmeters. 5 determine position of burst for King shot. 6 Record mortar and gun bursts for J-10. 7 Record water wave from Mike shot. 8 Record smoke rocket trails on King shot. 9 Record the television monitor screen on Mike shot from M-1 hr to zero time. 10 In addition, an experimental GMX-9 camera, an experimental Telescopic Rapatronic camera, and an image-converter camera.

Subject Categories:

  • Cartography and Aerial Photography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE