Accession Number : AD0363641


Title :   TECHNICAL PHOTOGRAPHY (Operation IVY)


Corporate Author : EDGERTON GERMESHAUSEN AND GRIER INC BOSTON MA


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/363641.pdf


Report Date : Jul 1954


Pagination or Media Count : 99


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.


Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS , PHOTOGRAPHY


Subject Categories : Cartography and Aerial Photography


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE