Earth - Gemini 11

Arabia, Somalia, the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden on Earth

Gemini 11 photograph of the Gulf of Aden to the right and the Red Sea to the left. At top center is Saudi Arabia and at the bottom Somalia and Ethiopia are visible. The Mandab gate between the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden is near the center. Lake Abbe is visible towards the lower left. North is at 11:00. The Gulf of Aden is about 300 km wide. (Gemini 11, S66-54536)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1966-09-14 T 09:15
Distance/Range (km): 682
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +12.,315.
Orbit(s): 27

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: water, desert
Instrument: SWC 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: S66-54536
Other Image ID number: S66-54470 (b&w)
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 66-081A-06A
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