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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS41D-41-29 Date: Sep. 1984
Geographic Region: AUSTRALIA-NT
Feature: MACDONNELL RANGES

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  STS41D-41-0029 MacDonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia September 1984
The parallel, folded ridges stretching east-west across the upper half of the picture are part of the MacDonnell Ranges of arid central Australia (Northern Territory). Finke River, the curving light-colored dry channel cuts through the MacDonnell Ranges (north) and the James/Krichauff Ranges (south). A small tributary (ephemeral at best) can also be traced westward across the uplifted intermontane plain from its confluence with the Finke River (slightly right of center). The oval feature (lower left quadrant) is Gosses Bluff, an impact crater. The varied colors throughout the image reflect differing types of bedrock and iron content of the sediment. Refer to STS41D-41-031 for overlapping coverage east of this image.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 359k
Mission: STS41D  
Roll - Frame: 41 - 29
Geographical Name: AUSTRALIA-NT  
Features: MACDONNELL RANGES  
Center Lat x Lon: 24S x 132.5E
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: SW   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: 91  
 
Date: 19840905   YYYYMMDD
Time: 045550   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 23.4S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 133.2E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 106   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 161   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 49   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: CRATER, MOUNTAIN  
Water Views: RIVER  
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