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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS039-609-10 Date: May 1991
Geographic Region: JAPAN
Feature: HIROSHIMA, KURE

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  STS039-609-010 Hiroshima Area, Honshu, Japan May 1991
The Japanese city of Hiroshima, known as the “City of Peace” or the “City of Water,” can be located on the image (lighter-looking landscape) where six distributary channels (dark, linear features) of the Ota River has formed a large delta upon which the city has developed (slightly above the right of center). The light-colored areas show where human development has taken place, either in the form of towns and cities or as limited agricultural areas. In this particular scene human presence is mainly found along the periphery of the Inland Sea and in the mountain valleys. The dominating terrain in this image consists of rugged, forested mountains (darker areas). Note that the Inland Sea has a myriad of islands of varying shapes and sizes.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 341k
Mission: STS039  
Roll - Frame: 609 - 10
Geographical Name: JAPAN  
Features: HIROSHIMA, KURE  
Center Lat x Lon: 34.0N x 132.5E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
 
Camera: RX
 
Camera Tilt: LO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: SE   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: 108  
 
Date: 19910505   YYYYMMDD
Time: 034700   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 37.0N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 129.5E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 199   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 141   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 68   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: MOUNTAIN  
Water Views: SEA, RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views:  
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