FIZEAU DETONATION

September 14, 1957

NEVADA TEST SITE

The 19th full-scale atomic detonation of Operation Plumbbob,was fired at 9:45 a.m., PDT, from a 500-foot tower. Fizeau, code name for the shot, was observed from News Nob at a distance of about seven miles.

Photo Credit Los Alamos National Laboratory


[Radioactive Cloud Track]

[Fizeau Detonation: Another View]

[Operation Plumbbob]