Operation Moonwatch in Philippines

ID: 96-1369

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1958

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 2, Folder: March 1975

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Summary

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

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Operation Moonwatch
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • Satellite Tracking Program
  • Boy Scouts of America

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Published in the Torch, March 1975, page 4.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 2, Folder: March 1975

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1958

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Education
  • Volunteers
  • Observatories
  • Astronomy
  • Artificial satellites
  • International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958

Place

Philippines

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

96-1369

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 6w x 4h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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