Atomic bomb explosion


Black and white photograph of an Atomic bomb explosion by Harlold Edgerton. Using his Rapatronic Camera, Edgerton positioned himself over seven miles from the bomb release site and was able to photograph the initial stages of the bomb at one ten-millionth of a second.

Date Made: 1940s

Maker: Edgerton, H.

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PG.7034BCatalog Number: 7034BMaker Number: 7034F-N-92-16872Accession Number: 246413

Object Name: Photograph

Measurements: overall: 18 in x 15 in; 45.72 cm x 38.1 cmimage: 13 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 34.29 cm x 26.67 cm


Record Id: nmah_1393355

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