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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS61B-44-11 Date: Nov. 1985
Geographic Region: AUSTRALIA-NT
Feature: ALICE SPRINGS

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  STS61B-44-0011 Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia November 1985
Alice Springs, the small, light-colored area near the center of the image, is situated on the floodplains of the Todd and Charles Rivers (barely visible on this image). These rivers rarely contain any water due to the arid environment in this southern region of the Northern Territory. Alice Springs is located almost in the geographic center of Australia. Many low ridgelines and folded mountain structures of the MacDonnell Ranges provide a panorama of hills, gorges, and low mountains. An extensive interior drainage pattern is visible north of the Alice Springs area (upper left).
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 322k
Mission: STS61B  
Roll - Frame: 44 - 11
Geographical Name: AUSTRALIA-NT  
Features: ALICE SPRINGS  
Center Lat x Lon: 23.5S x 134.0E
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: 45   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: E   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: 16  
 
Date: 19851128   YYYYMMDD
Time: 002049   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 23.3S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 130.7E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 95   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 196   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 52   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: MOUNTAIN, DESERT  
Water Views: RIVER  
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