Earth - Gemini 4

The Nile delta and Sinai Peninsula in Egypt on Earth

Gemini 4 photograph of the Nile Delta and Sinai Peninsula. This southeast view also shows the 150 km long Suez canal, towards the center, and the Rosetta and Damietta branches of the Nile. The Dead Sea, 390 m (1290 ft) below sea level, can be seen at the upper left. Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Israel are visible in this image. (Gemini 4, S65-34776)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1965-06-04 T 09:10
Distance/Range (km): N/A
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +31./327.
Orbit(s): 12

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: manmade, water, desert
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: S65-34776
Other Image ID number: S65-32752 (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: Dr. David R. Williams,

Last updated: 24 September 2015