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Mike Hour

The fire ball of an atom bomb
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Illustration Board; by Grant Powers; 1946; Unframed Dimensions 13H X 21W
Accession #: 88-181-G
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At 0900 on 1 July, test ABLE detonated about 518 feet above the target fleet. The surface temperature of the resulting fireball was about 100,000 degrees Fahrenheit, scorching wood, paint and metal alike.

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  • Cold War
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