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Jet exhaust

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: negative
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Date made: 1957-09-05
Materials: safety film
Measurements: 4" x 5"

"jet engine 30% Royal Pan 5 min X-Ray; 75 degrees F f~1.2; Density of screen ~1.0 1.2 u seconds; 2900v. .25 ufd. FX-11 with 1/2" gap; camera to jet 12'; camera to screen 18'; scotch light screen" on env. (AH)


Related People

thumbnail Edgerton, Harold Eugene
1903-1990; electrical engineer; professor

Related Subjects

Stop-Motion Photography
Engines (Airplane)
Airplanes -- Harold E. Edgerton Negative Collection subject term
Exhaust Emissions (airplanes)