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First Meteor Camera Will Be Tested at Observatory Today

NO WRITER ATTRIBUTED

The first camera especially designed for photographing meteors will be tested today if the weather is clear.

The high-speed camera, designed by James G. Baker, research associate at the Observatory, shows not only where the meteor is, but how fast it goes.

Five more of the Super-Schmidt Meteor Cameras will be built for research projects in New Mexica and Canada and for use by the U.S. Army.

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