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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS61A-44-97 Date: Nov. 1985
Geographic Region: JAPAN
Feature: NAGOYA

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  STS61A-44-0097 Nagoya, Honshu, Japan November 1985
Located along the south central coast of Honshu, Nagoya, one of Japanís major industrial centers, can be located in the center of this west-looking view. This important port city is strategically located at the northeast end of Ise Bay (note the extensive harbor facilities slightly below the center of the picture), as well as being located between the larger Kobe/Osaka and Tokyo/Yokahmana metroplexes, west and east respectively (not in this image). Nagoya is sited on a densely populated (over 2 million people), low-lying, alluvial plain that is surrounded by volcanic mountains (darker landscape). Several other industrial cities that are situated around the periphery of Ise Bay blend together to give the appearance of one urban area (lighter colored landscape). There is some farming activity where topography allows which also adds to the overall lighter colored terrain. Several short-flowing rivers, including the Nagara River, drain southward and enter the northern end of Ise Bay west of Nagoya. Lake Biwa is the large lake west of the mountains (top center).
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 353k
Mission: STS61A  
Roll - Frame: 44 - 97
Geographical Name: JAPAN  
Features: NAGOYA  
Center Lat x Lon: 35.0N x 136.5E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 5
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 47   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: W   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: 54  
 
Date: 19851103   YYYYMMDD
Time: 013138   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 34.1N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 139.6E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 163   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 178   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 39   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN, FOREST  
Water Views: BAY, RIVER, LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views:  
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