Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Photographic print
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Quotation comes from fact sheet found with photo in RU108. There is specific information about the camera found on the fact sheet as well.
Looking down on the Baker-Nunn Camera, one of the world's most sensitive devices for observing artificial satellites. A network of twelve tracking stations equipped with such cameras is maintained by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory for the observation of both natural and artificial objects in space. The stations are located in Argentina, Australia, Curacao, India, Iran, Japan, Peru, South Africa, Spain, and at three sites in the United States.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 108, Box 2, Folder: 5