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English: Famous colour photograph of the " Trinity" shot, the first nuclear test explosion.
Français : Célèbre photographie en couleur de l' essai Trinity, le premier essai nucléaire.
Date 16 July 1945
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Author Jack W. Aeby, July 16, 1945, as a member of the Special Engineering Detachment at Los Alamos laboratory, working under the aegis of the Manhattan Project.

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33° 40′ 39.24″ N, 106° 28′ 31.96″ W

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