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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS038-78-90 Date: Nov. 1990
Geographic Region: BRAZIL
Feature: BRASILIA

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  STS038-078-090 Brasilia, Brazil November 1990
Brazil's capital city, Brasilia (1998 population estimated around 2 million), is one of the world's newest capital cities. Major construction projects have been underway since the 1950's to turn this once sparsely populated and remote region into a major economic and political sphere of influence for Brazil. Identifiable features include the sizable, darker landscape with an elongated lake (dark) which is the National Park of Brasilia; Lake Paranoa, the irregular-shaped, bluish-looking lake in the center of the image; and several light-colored residential sites that are visible mainly east and west of Lake Paranoa. The central city or political center of Brasilia (center of the image) was designed to look like a jet aircraft with swept-back wings and the nose of the aircraft pointing eastward.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 395k
Mission: STS038  
Roll - Frame: 78 - 90
Geographical Name: BRAZIL  
Features: BRASILIA  
Center Lat x Lon: 15.8S x 47.9W
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: 21   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: N   The direction from the nadir to the center point, N=North, S=South, E=East, W=West
Stereo?: Y   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 25  
 
Date: 19901117   YYYYMMDD
Time: 124031   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 16.6S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 47.5W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 100   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 141   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 58   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN  
Water Views: LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views:  
City Views: BRAZILIA  
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