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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS090-712-43 Date: Apr. 1998
Geographic Region: USA-MARYLAND
Feature: BALTIMORE, CHESAPEAKE BAY

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  STS090-712-043 Baltimore, Maryland April 1998
Baltimore, the 12th largest city in the United States and the largest city in the state of Maryland, can be seen in this north-looking view. Named “Charm City” for its residents well-established concern for the quality of life, Baltimore owes much of its growth and prosperity to its location. The city is farther west than any other major Atlantic Ocean port while being strategically located in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States. As the United States fifth largest port, Baltimore’s location makes it the closest Atlantic Ocean port to major mid-western population and manufacturing centers. The Chesapeake Bay can be seen to the east (right) of the city. The Loch Raven Reservoir is discernible north of the city.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 382k
Mission: STS090  
Roll - Frame: 712 - 43
Geographical Name: USA-MARYLAND  
Features: BALTIMORE, CHESAPEAKE BAY  
Center Lat x Lon: 39.5N x 76.5W
Film Exposure: F   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 22   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: N   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: 19980425   YYYYMMDD
Time: 163106   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 38.6N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 76.4W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 162   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 133   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 64   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN  
Water Views: BAY, LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views: BALTIMORE  
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