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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS51B-52-35 Date: May 1985
Geographic Region: USA-ARIZONA
Feature: AGRICULTURE

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  STS51B-052-0035 Agriculture, Southeast of Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A. May 1985
Dark brown rectangles scattered throughout the valleys reveal cultivated fields southeast of Phoenix where adequate water is available for irrigation. The key landmarks in the photograph—the three small desert towns of Casa Grande, Coolidge, and Eloy—are situated in a triangle in the midst of several small mountains. Several drainage features can be identified; however, the major water course is the Santa Cruz River, which is oriented in a southeast-northwest alignment.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 263k
Mission: STS51B  
Roll - Frame: 52 - 35
Geographical Name: USA-ARIZONA  
Features: AGRICULTURE  
Center Lat x Lon: 33.0N x 111.5W
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: 26   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NE   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: 49  
 
Date: 19850502   YYYYMMDD
Time: 172218   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 32.0N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 112.7W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 112   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 192   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 57   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: DESERT, MOUNTAIN  
Water Views: RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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