Earth - Gemini 9

Morocco and the Spanish Sahara on Earth

Gemini 9 photograph of Morocco and the Spanish Sahara in Africa on the Earth. Near the lower center is Morocco's Cap Juby, the light spots are salt flats. Stratus clouds are over the Atlantic, and streaks of cirrus clouds are over the Atlas Mountains at the upper left. The view is looking east. (Gemini 9, S66-38408)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1966-06-06 T 09:21
Distance/Range (km): 272 km
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): N/A
Orbit(s): 43

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: mountain, water, desert
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: S66-38408
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 66-047A-05A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: S66-38345 (b&w)


[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