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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS085-752-27 Date: Aug. 1997
Geographic Region: USA-MASSACHUSETTS
Feature: BOSTON

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  STS085-752-027 Boston Area, Massachusetts August 1997
The Metropolitan Boston area can be seen in this west-looking low-oblique view. The largest city in New England and the state capitol of Massachusetts, Boston is a major financial, medical, commercial, industrial, and cultural center in the northeastern United States. Tourism is also a major industry in the region. Boston has one of the leading ports on the United States east coast and is an important fish and wool market. The city is situated on Massachusetts Bay at the mouths of the Charles and Mystic Rivers.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 370k
Mission: STS085  
Roll - Frame: 752 - 27
Geographical Name: USA-MASSACHUSETTS  
Features: BOSTON  
Center Lat x Lon: 42.5N x 71W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 10
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 11   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
 
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: 147  
 
Date: 19970816   YYYYMMDD
Time: 185704   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 42.0N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 71W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 234   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 156   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 50   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: HILL, COAST  
Water Views: BAY, RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views: BOSTON  
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