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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS089-710-11 Date: Jan. 1998
Geographic Region: BRAZIL
Feature: CAPE FRIO

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  STS089-710-011 Rio De Janeiro State, Brazil January 1998
The large embayment (dark feature) towards the west side (lower right quadrant) of the image is Guanabara Bay. The large island along the western side of Guanabara Bay is Governorís Island. The extensive urban area (gray colored landscape) of the greater Rio de Janeiro metropolitan region can be seen on both sides of the bay. Eastward from Rio de Janeiro, a series of shallow lagoons or lakes are visible adjacent to the coastal beaches. The topography of eastern Brazil changes from deltas and floodplains along the coast to hilly lowlands and low mountains towards the interior. The darker terrain further inland (mostly obscured by clouds) is part of an extension of forested mountains.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 311k
Mission: STS089  
Roll - Frame: 710 - 11
Geographical Name: BRAZIL  
Features: CAPE FRIO  
Center Lat x Lon: 23S x 42W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 20
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 52   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: E   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: 120  
 
Date: 19980130   YYYYMMDD
Time: 183411   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 22.2S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 46.1W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 266   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 195   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 44   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: COAST, HILL  
Water Views: BAY, LAGOON  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views:  
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