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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS068-161-106 Date: Oct. 1994
Geographic Region: RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Feature: ROSTOV-NA-DONU AREA

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  STS068-161-106 Don River, Russia October 1994
A large section of the intensively cultivated (angular field patterns) steppe country of southwest Russia is visible in this synoptic view. The industrial and cultural city of Rostov-On-Don with over a million inhabitants is located slightly above the center of the image. West of Rostov the Don River splits into several distributory channels that wind through the low-lying, swampy delta. Taganrogsky Bay, a northeast extension of the Sea of Azov, has sunlight reflecting off of the surface of the water, thereby creating a milky-colored feature (upper right). The extensive floodplain of the Don River extends diagonally from the corner of the image (bottom left) to the center of the image.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 310k
Mission: STS068  
Roll - Frame: 161 - 106
Geographical Name: RUSSIAN FEDERATION  
Features: ROSTOV-NA-DONU AREA  
Center Lat x Lon: 47.5N x 39.5E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
 
Camera: LH
 
Camera Tilt: HO   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?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 128  
 
Date: 19941008   YYYYMMDD
Time: 073601   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 48.7N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 42.2E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 155   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 110   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 33   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN  
Water Views: RIVER, BAY  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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