Baker-Nunn camera

noun
Ba·​ker-Nunn camera | \ ˌbākə(r)¦nən- \

Definition of Baker-Nunn camera

: a large camera for tracking earth satellites

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First Known Use of Baker-Nunn camera

1957, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Baker-Nunn camera

after James G. Baker, born 1914 American optical designer and Joseph Nunn American engineer

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“Baker-Nunn camera.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nunn. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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