Twinkling red star


Listed as "Twinklers of the ammonium perchlorate base, red"

Frequenty: 3.5 Hz. Magnesium must be treated with potassium dichromate

Method: Add 25 parts 10% nitrocellulose solution in acetone to 100 parts of the composition, and make cut stars. Roll these stars in "priming composition #8", using the same NC paste until stars are round. Add a final layer of black powder in NC paste to ensure ignition.

Composition from Shimizu[1], page 224