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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS073-741-62 Date: Oct. 1995
Geographic Region: USA-MARYLAND

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  STS073-741-062 Chesapeake Bay; Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A. October 1995
Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States (at right), and the gently rolling, mostly forested terrain east of Washington, D.C., can be seen on the north-northwest-looking, low-oblique, color-infrared view. Heavily wooded areas appear dark red. The north-south runways of Andrews Air Force Base are visible as bright white bars near the left center of the scene. The northeastern suburbs of Washington, D.C. are discernible midway between the left center and upper left of the image; eastern Baltimore is in the upper right. Highway 50/301 can be traced from Washington, D.C., eastward through Annapolis (near center), across Chesapeake Bay, and onto Kent Island and the Delmarva Peninsula (lower right). Annapolis, the state capital of Maryland, is the business and shipping center for the fruit and vegetable farmers of southern Maryland. Annapolis is also the home of the U. S. Naval Academy.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 361k
Mission: STS073  
Roll - Frame: 741 - 62
Geographical Name: USA-MARYLAND  
Center Lat x Lon: 39.0N x 76.5W
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: 26   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NW   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: 65  
Date: 19951024   YYYYMMDD
Time: 135257   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 38.4N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 75.5W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 132   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 144   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 26   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: FOREST  
Water Views: BAY, ESTUARY  
Atmosphere Views:  
City Views: ANNAPOLIS  
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