Project Records, c. 1959-1971

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Summary

Consists of records documenting the Radio Meteor Project which analyzed the meteoric mass, velocity, orbital parameters, and physical phenomena associated with the atmospheric entry of micrometeoroids. Data was gathered by a multi-station radar system, based in Havana, Illinois. Materials include films of meteors detected by the radar system at Havana, Illinois; computer printouts and logbooks containing data on meteors observed; microfilm; and computer tapes.

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Notes

  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.
  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1959
  • 1959-1971
  • c 1959-1971

Topic

  • Meteorites
  • Astrophysical observatories

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Electronic records
  • Black-and-white negatives
  • Microfilms

Local number

SIA RS01480

Physical description

  • 109.20 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • 54.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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