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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS047-151-24 Date: Sep. 1992
Geographic Region: CHINA

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  STS047-151-024 Lake Bostel (Bosten), China September 1992
Irrigated agricultural fields northwest of Lake Bostel (Bosten) and a small portion of the snowcapped Tien Shan north of the lake are visible in this photograph. Lake Bostel is fed by the Kaidu River, which originates in the high Tien Shan and enters the lake from the northwest through the maze of irrigated fields. The lake is drained by the Konqi River, which empties into the Tarim River after flowing southwest and then south. A variety of crops, including wheat and millet, is grown in this area. The small cities of Yanqi and Korla (barely visible in the photograph) are the major urban centers in the region through which passes the northern route of the famous Silk Road.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 98k
Mission: STS047  
Roll - Frame: 151 - 24
Geographical Name: CHINA  
Center Lat x Lon: 42.0N x 87.0E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
Camera: LH
Camera Tilt: 18   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: S   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: 10  
Date: 19920913   YYYYMMDD
Time: 040759   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 42.8N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 87.4E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 138   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 169   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 44   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: RIVER, LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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