Return to Earth From Space Home
Earth from Space logo Image Information Earth from Space logo

Display a Screen Layout for Printing

IMAGE: gray corner       IMAGE: gray corner
  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS060-83-25 Date: Feb. 1994
Geographic Region: USA-TEXAS
Feature: CITY OF EL PASO

Ordering information for space photography
 
IMAGE: gray corner     IMAGE: gray corner

Image: gray corner     Image: gray corner
  View Low-Resolution Image  
  STS060-083-025 El Paso, Texas, U.S.A. February 1994
The northwest-to-southeast-flowing Rio Grande, which forms the border between the United States and Mexico, is easily traced across the arid landscape by the cultivated fields on its broad floodplain. Apparent are the north-south-oriented Franklin Mountains, a tilted faulted block mountain range north of El Paso; the Hueco Mountains, less than 20 miles (32 kilometers) east of El Paso; and Cuidad Juarez (center of photograph), El Paso’s neighbor across the Rio Grande. South of the Rio Grande the desert environment is broken only by smaller mountains. An extensive area of sand dunes is visible near the upper left corner.
 
Image: gray corner     Image: gray corner

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 335k
Mission: STS060  
Roll - Frame: 83 - 25
Geographical Name: USA-TEXAS  
Features: CITY OF EL PASO  
Center Lat x Lon: 32.0N x 106.5W
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: 36   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: W   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: 116  
 
Date: 19940210   YYYYMMDD
Time: 201049   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 32.1N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 104.2W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 200   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 192   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 42   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: DESERT, MOUNTAIN, DUNE  
Water Views: RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA, AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
Photo is not associated with any sequences


NASA Human
Space Flight
NASA
Home Page
JSC
Home Page
NASA
Image eXchange
JSC Digital
Image Collection
Earth Sciences &
Image Analysis