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  • Vol. 9, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 1970
  • pp: 1814–1816

Time Lapse Photography of Clouds From High Altitude Balloons

B. Vonnegut  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 9, Issue 8, pp. 1814-1816 (1970)

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Time lapse pictures of clouds taken by cameras flown at altitudes of 30 km on balloons provide valuable insights into the convection and electrification of cloud systems. Simple camera arrangements for taking such pictures are described.

© 1970 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: March 15, 1970
Published: August 1, 1970

B. Vonnegut, "Time Lapse Photography of Clouds From High Altitude Balloons," Appl. Opt. 9, 1814-1816 (1970)

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