Earth - Gemini 3

Clouds over Madagascar on Earth

Gemini 3 image of clouds over Madagascar at sunset. The cumuloform clouds are forming over the island near Tananarive. The top of a large thunderstorm is visible near the center of the image. The sunset terminator can be seen from upper right to lower left. This view is to the northwest. (Gemini 3, S65-18752)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1965-03-23 T 18:07
Distance/Range (km): N/A
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): N/A
Orbit(s): 3

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: Clouds, water
Instrument: Hasselblad 70-mm camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): N/A
Instrument Field of View (deg): N/A
Filter: N/A
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: S65-18752
Other Image ID number: S65-18579 (b&w)
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 65-024A-03A
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: Dr. David R. Williams,

Last updated: 24 September 2015