Earth - Gemini 9

Eastern Algeria and Libya, Africa, on the Earth

Gemini 9 photograph of Algeria and Libya on the Earth. The view is along the southeastern end of the Tassili-n-Ajjer in eastern Algeria. The Marzuq Sand Sea of Libya is at the upper left. The black Telut basalt field is at the lower center, and the rocks at the lower right are the edge of the Ahaggar Massif. (Gemini 9, S66-38418)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1966-06-06 T 09:27
Distance/Range (km): 268
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): N/A
Orbit(s): 43

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: desert, lava flow, mountain
Instrument: Hasselblad 500-c, 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: S66-38418
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 66-047A-05A
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