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TRINITY IMAGES
Trinity Test Site (July 16, 1945)
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The first 0.11 seconds of the Nuclear Age

These seven photographs of the Trinity test were taken by time-lapse cameras.  The last is 109 milliseconds, or 0.109 seconds, after detonation.  Scroll down to view each individual image.

The photographs are courtesy the Los Alamos National Laboratory, via the Federation of American Scientists web site.  The animation is original to the Office of History and Heritage Resources.

The dawn of the Nuclear Age (Trinity image #1)
The dawn of the Nuclear Age

Trinity image #2

Trinity image #3

Trinity image #4

Trinity image #5

Trinity, 0.09 seconds after detonation (Trinity image #6)
Trinity, 0.09 seconds after detonation

Trinity, 0.11 seconds after detonation (Trinity image #7)
Trinity, 0.11 seconds after detonation

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