Earth - Gemini 9

Sierra Madre Oriental mountains and the Gulf of Mexico on Earth

Earth
Gemini 9 photograph of the mountains of the Sierra Madre Oriental and the Gulf of Mexico. Much of the image is covered by cirrus clouds (foreground) and moist air from the Gulf (background). The dark Sierra Madre mountains poke through the clouds. The view is to the east. (Gemini 9, S66-37907)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1966-06-03 T 15:11
Distance/Range (km): 240
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): N/A
Orbit(s): 1

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: mountain, water, cloud
Instrument: Hasselblad SWC, 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: S66-37907
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 66-047A-05A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: S66-37807 (b&w)

Updated 13 March 2003, DRW.