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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS073-706-15 Date: Oct. 1995
Geographic Region: USA-CALIFORNIA
Feature: SAN JOSE, BAY, MOUNTAINS

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  STS073-706-015 San Francisco Bay and San Jose, California, U.S.A. October 1995
This photograph features San Jose, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Mountain View, Palo Alto, and Menlo Park—the heart of world-famous Silicon Valley. The southern end of San Francisco Bay is flanked by the Diablo Range to the east and the Santa Cruz Mountains to the west. The linear runways of San Jose Municipal Airport and Moffett Field Naval Air Station are barely visible near the southern end of the bay. The surrounding marshlands have been diked for salt harvesting. The vivid colors result from different species of algae and different salinity levels in the large salt ponds.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 373k
Mission: STS073  
Roll - Frame: 706 - 15
Geographical Name: USA-CALIFORNIA  
Features: SAN JOSE, BAY, MOUNTAINS  
Center Lat x Lon: 37.5N x 122W
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: 19   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: 37  
 
Date: 19951022   YYYYMMDD
Time: 200537   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 37.3N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 121.2W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 185   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 146   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 42   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: MOUNTAIN, FAULT  
Water Views: BAY, SEDIMENT  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views: SAN JOSE  
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