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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS064-215-28 Date: Sep. 1994
Geographic Region: RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Feature: RES., DON R., AGR., CITY

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  STS064-215-028 Agriculture, Rostov Oblast, Russia September 1994
A series of interconnected lakes (dark, winding features extending vertically through the center of the image) drain generally northwest toward the city of Rostov-na-Donv in southwest Russia. While the city is not in this picture (just off of the top center), the northwest-looking view provides a synoptic view of a landscape that is used extensively for agriculture (large, angular field patterns). The scene shows part of the vast steppe country (semi arid climate) that is very productive in grain crops throughout this region of southwestern Russia. A very small part of the Don River floodplain (no distinguishable field patterns) is visible in the upper right corner of the image.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 347k
Mission: STS064  
Roll - Frame: 215 - 28
Geographical Name: RUSSIAN FEDERATION  
Features: RES., DON R., AGR., CITY  
Center Lat x Lon: 47.0N x 40.5E
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: 26   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NW   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: 139  
 
Date: 19940918   YYYYMMDD
Time: 123155   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 46.3N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 41.3E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 241   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 129   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 28   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: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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