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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS028-78-36 Date: Aug. 1989
Geographic Region: USA-NEBRASKA
Feature: OMAHA, COUNCIL BLUFFS

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  STS028-078-036 Omaha, Nebraska, and Council Bluffs, Iowa, U.S.A. August 1989
Visible in this northeast-looking, low-oblique photograph are Omaha on the west bank of the Missouri River and Council Bluffs on the east bank. Omaha, the largest city in Nebraska, sits in the heart of the United States farming region and is one of the largest livestock markets and meat processing centers in the world. Much of the city’s industry is devoted to food processing and the manufacture of farm machinery, fertilizers, computer components, telephone equipment, furniture, clothing, insecticides, soap, cans, chemicals, paint, oil refinery equipment, and airplane and automobile parts. It is the home of many insurance companies and a center for medical research and treatment. Council Bluffs, an important trade and industrial center, manufactures processed foods, cast iron pipes, farm equipment, electronic equipment, and fabricated metals. The confluence of the Missouri River and Platte River is discernible south of Omaha.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 411k
Mission: STS028  
Roll - Frame: 78 - 36
Geographical Name: USA-NEBRASKA  
Features: OMAHA, COUNCIL BLUFFS  
Center Lat x Lon: 41.5N x 96W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 41   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: E   The direction from the nadir to the center point, N=North, S=South, E=East, W=West
Stereo?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 18  
 
Date: 19890809   YYYYMMDD
Time: 142505   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 41.3N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 98.3W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 95   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 161   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 30   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN  
Water Views: RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA, AGRICULTURE  
City Views: COUNCIL BLUFFS, OMAHA  
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