NASA Photo ID: STS052-23-022       File Name: 10065341.jpg
  Film Type: 35mm                    Date Taken: 11/01/92
  Title: Sunrise, Earth Limb
  Description:
  This sunrise scene (5.5S, 29.5E) was taken early in the morning, when the
  sun  was still below the horizon and not yet illuminating the dark band of
  low  level clouds on the Earth limb.  Ranging from 13 to 18 km. above these
  low  level clouds is a brown layer at the tropopause, an atmospheric
  temperature  inversion which isolates the troposphere from the stratosphere
  and  effectively concentrates particulates from both above and below this
  level.                  
  Subject terms:
  CLOUDS                                  
  EARTH ATMOSPHERE                        
  EARTH LIMB                              
  EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
  STS-52                                  
  SUNRISE                                 
  TROPOPAUSE                              
  

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