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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS041-79-97 Date: Oct. 1990
Geographic Region: KIRIBATI
Feature: FANNING ISLAND

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  STS041-079-097 Fanning Island, Line Islands October 1990
Located in the central Pacific Ocean, 1200 miles (1932 km) south of the island of Hawaii, Fanning Island can be seen in this north-looking view. Fanning Island, a tropical coral atoll is 12 miles (19 km) long and 4 miles (6 km) wide, and covers an area of 15 sq. miles (39 sq. km). There are approximately 1700 people now living on the island. Tourism from cruise ships is the major industry of the island.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 306k
Mission: STS041  
Roll - Frame: 79 - 97
Geographical Name: KIRIBATI  
Features: FANNING ISLAND  
Center Lat x Lon: 4.0N x 159.5W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 5
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 13   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: 39  
 
Date: 19901008   YYYYMMDD
Time: 212551   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 3.4N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 159.4W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 122   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 161   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 72   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: ISLAND, ATOLL  
Water Views: LAGOON, REEF  
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