Earth from Space - Image Information


LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS032-74-24 Date: Jan. 1990
Geographic Region: MOZAMBIQUE
Feature: BAIA DE MAPUTO


IMAGE
 
STS032-074-024 Maputo and Delagoa Bay, Mozambique January 1990
Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, and Delagoa Bay are visible in this southwest-looking, low-oblique photograph. Maputo, surrounded by low-lying swamps, sits on the north bank of the Maputo River, which empties into Delagoa Bay, an inlet of the Indian Ocean 55 miles (90 kilometers) long and 20 miles (32 kilometers) wide. Maputo has extensive modern port facilities and exports coal, cotton, sugar, chrome, ore, and hardwood. The city’s main manufacturing products are food, beverages, cement, pottery, furniture, shoes, and rubber. Year-round temperatures are high, and rainfall is governed by monsoons.


Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 112k
Mission: STS032  
Roll - Frame: 74 - 24
Geographical Name: MOZAMBIQUE  
Features: BAIA DE MAPUTO  
Center Lat x Lon: 26S x 32.5E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 20
 
Camera:: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 21   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: 80  
 
Date: 19900114   YYYYMMDD
Time: 130623   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 25.1S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 33.2E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 264   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 182   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 46   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: COAST, PLAIN, CAPE  
Water Views: RIVER, LAGOON, SWAMP, SEDIMENT, BAY  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views:  

Photo is not associated with any sequences


NASA Human
Space Flight
NASA
Home Page
JSC
Home Page
NASA
Image eXchange
JSC Digital
Image Collection
Earth Sciences &
Image Analysis

One of our servers is down, causing Image Detective and requesting of original imagery to not work, as well as causing photos database queries to take longer than usual.