Operation Moonwatch in Philippines

ID: SIA RU000371 [96-1369]

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1958

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: March 1975, Image No. 96-1369

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Summary

Philippine Boy Scouts participate in Operation Moonwatch, a program to track artificial satellites, inaugurated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory during the International Geophysical Year in 1957.

Subject

  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs

Notes

Featured in the "Torch," March 1975.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: March 1975, Image No. 96-1369

Repository Loc.

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

Date

1958

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  • Copyright Undetermined

Topic

  • International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958
  • Artificial satellites
  • Astronomy

Place

Philippines

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000371 [96-1369]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;

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