Flames in Space Image Poll: Ethylene Diffusion Flame #2

This colour image of an ethylene-air diffusion flame as recorded 1.3s after ignition in the NASA Glenn Research Center 2.2-Second Drop Tower. The flame sheet and soot are clearly visible. Ignition was performed in microgravity, and more ignition nonuniformities had dissipated here. The camera used is a Nikon D100 digital still camera with a resolution of 6 megapixels. The scale is indicated by the 6- mm spherical burner.

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