Earth - Gemini 4

Earth's limb and atmosphere at twilight

Gemini 4 photograph of the Earth's limb at twilight. The shadows of cloud layers are visible in the atmosphere. The blue region above this is an airglow layer. (Gemini 4, S65-34771)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1965-06-04
Distance/Range (km): N/A
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): N/A
Orbit(s): N/A

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: limb, atmosphere
Instrument: Hasselblad 70-mm camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): N/A
Instrument Field of View (deg): N/A
Filter: haze
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): N/A
Phase Angle (deg): N/A
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: N/A
NASA Image ID number: S65-34771
Other Image ID number: S65-32755 (b&w)
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 65-043A-01A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: N/A


[NASA Logo] Authors/Curators:

Dave Williams,, (301) 286-1258
Code 690.1, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

Jay Friedlander,, (301) 286-7172
Code 612.4, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

NASA Official: Ed Grayzeck,

Last updated: 24 September 2015