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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS040-151-128 Date: Jun. 1991
Geographic Region: USA-VIRGINIA

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  STS040-151-128 Blue Ridge Mountains; Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.A. June 1991
The boundary separating the Coastal Plain and the Piedmont Region of this section of Virginia can be seen traversing the image from above center left to below center right in this low-oblique image. The upper half of the image shows the gently rolling low forested hills of the Coastal Plain. The lower half of the image shows the Piedmont Region, that is related to the foothills of the Appalachians. The forest-covered Blue Ridge Mountains are visible at the bottom portion of the scene. A small portion of the Potomac River is visible in the upper left of the image. At the right side of the image midway between the clouds over the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Coastal Plain/Piedmont boundary, the city of Charlottesville is barely discernible. The city is located on the Rivanna River, in a Piedmont farm region known for its apples. Charlottesville is the seat of the University of Virginia. Nearby are Monticello, home of the former United States President Thomas Jefferson, and Ashlawn, home of former United States President James Monroe.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 358k
Mission: STS040  
Roll - Frame: 151 - 128
Geographical Name: USA-VIRGINIA  
Center Lat x Lon: 38.0N x 78W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 5
Camera: LH
Camera Tilt: 8   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 90  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: SW   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: 66  
Date: 19910609   YYYYMMDD
Time: 152121   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 38.3N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 77.8W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 115   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 154   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 62   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
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Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
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