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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS066-110-64 Date: Nov. 1994

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  STS066-110-064 Omsk Area, Russia November 1994
The Russian city of Omsk (center of image), estimated 1989 population over 1 million people, is located near the southern margin of the extensive West Siberian Plain. The city is important as a transportation, industrial (concentration of assorted plants, including oil refineries), and administrative center. A major part of Omsk is on the east bank of the north-flowing Irtysh River (dark, winding feature that extends from top to bottom of the image). The ability to discern some street patterns within the urban area is enhanced by the snow cover. Agricultural field patterns (angular-looking features) particularly south and northwest of the city are visible in spite of the snow cover on the rural landscape. The pock marked terrain northeast of the city (lower left) shows an extensive low-lying, swampy region. The westerly draining Om River (thin, dark, meandering line) can be traced across the rural countryside east of Omsk before the river joins the Irtysh River near downtown Omsk. The dark, linear features that extend outward from Omsk are either railroad, highway, or pipeline right of ways, with the major east-west linear feature being the Trans Siberian Railroad which passes along the south side of Omsk.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 431k
Mission: STS066  
Roll - Frame: 110 - 64
Geographical Name: RUSSIAN FEDERATION  
Center Lat x Lon: 55.0N x 73.5E
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: 13   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?: Y   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 153  
Date: 19941113   YYYYMMDD
Time: 062321   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 55.0N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 72.9E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 173   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 157   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 17   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN  
Water Views: RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views:  
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