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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS062-85-8 Date: Mar. 1994
Geographic Region: USA-NORTH CAROLINA

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  STS062-085-008 Charlotte Area, North Carolina, U.S.A. March 1994
The downtown core, or central business district, of Charlotte can be identified as the concentrated, highly reflective area where several highways converge (slightly below center). Sections of Interstate Highways 85 and 77, shown as thin, light colored lines, are visible as they radiate outward from the downtown core in northeast-southwest and north-south directions, respectively. Charlotte-Douglas International Airport can be identified as the highly reflective feature, located about 5 miles (8 km) west of downtown Charlotte. The serpentine shaped lake southwest of Charlotte is muddy looking Wylie Lake. This lake was created by damming the Catawba River. The southern end of Lake Norman, another reservoir on the Catawba River, is visible in the lower right corner of the picture. The cities of Gastonia (North Carolina), west of Charlotte, and Rock Hill (South Carolina) south of Charlotte can also be identified.

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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 386k
Mission: STS062  
Roll - Frame: 85 - 8
Geographical Name: USA-NORTH CAROLINA  
Center Lat x Lon: 35.0N x 81W
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: 15   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: SE   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: 51  
Date: 19940307   YYYYMMDD
Time: 173414   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 35.5N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 81.5W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 179   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 161   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 50   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views:  
Water Views: LAKE, RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
City Views:  
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