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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS090-726-47 Date: Apr. 1998
Geographic Region: USA-FLORIDA
Feature: TAMPA BAY, ST. PETERSBURG

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  STS090-726-047 Tampa Bay Area, Florida, USA April 1998
The intensively urbanized land that surrounds Tampa Bay stands out in this STS-90 photograph of the west central coast of Florida. The two bays north and northeast of Tampa Bay are Old Tampa Bay and Hillsborough Bay respectively. Several bridges (linear, light colored features) are visible connecting the three major cities of Clearwater (west side of photograph, adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico); St. Petersburg (southernmost city on the large peninsula); and Tampa (northeast quadrant of the picture). From north to south bridges in Tampa Bay include Courtney Campbell Causeway, Howard Franklin Bridge, Gandy Bridge, and the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. The runways of Macdill Air Force Base south of Tampa; Tampa International Airport along the east side of Old Tampa Bay and St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport along the west side of Old Tampa Bay, are discernible.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 291k
Mission: STS090  
Roll - Frame: 726 - 47
Geographical Name: USA-FLORIDA  
Features: TAMPA BAY, ST. PETERSBURG  
Center Lat x Lon: 28.0N x 82.5W
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: 12   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: SW   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: 115  
 
Date: 19980424   YYYYMMDD
Time: 211713   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 28.4N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 82.2W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 267   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 138   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 34   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: COAST  
Water Views: BAY, GULF  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: HIGHWAY, AIRPORT, URBAN AREA  
City Views:  
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