Return to Earth From Space Home
Earth from Space logo Image Information Earth from Space logo

Display a Screen Layout for Printing

IMAGE: gray corner       IMAGE: gray corner
  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS073-741-65 Date: Oct. 1995
Geographic Region: USA-MARYLAND

Ordering information for space photography
IMAGE: gray corner     IMAGE: gray corner

Image: gray corner     Image: gray corner
  View Low-Resolution Image  
  STS073-741-065 Wilmington Area, Delaware, U.S.A. October 1995
Wilmington, the largest city in Delaware, is on the northwest side of the Delaware River, just north of the bridge in the center of the picture (view to northwest). The Interstate Highway 295 bridge (Delaware Memorial Bridge) connects the Wilmington area with the New Jersey Turnpike on the east side of the Delaware River. Sections of Interstate Highway 95 (linear, light colored feature) also helps to identify the location of Wilmington. The thin, dark, east-west oriented feature (left center) is the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, which connects the northern end of Chesapeake Bay with the Delaware River. Areas of deep red on this image are forested and lighter reds correspond to lands used for agriculture. The darker landscapes (lower left) along the Delaware River shoreline are marshy wetlands. The linear, light-colored feature (far right center) is the runway at Philadelphia International Airport.
Image: gray corner     Image: gray corner

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 400k
Mission: STS073  
Roll - Frame: 741 - 65
Geographical Name: USA-MARYLAND  
Center Lat x Lon: 39.5N x 75.5W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 15
Camera: HB
Camera Tilt: 28   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?: Y   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 65  
Date: 19951024   YYYYMMDD
Time: 135307   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 38.5N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 74.7W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 133   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: PLAIN  
Water Views: RIVER, CANAL  
Atmosphere Views:  
City Views:  
Photo is not associated with any sequences

NASA Human
Space Flight
Home Page
Home Page
Image eXchange
JSC Digital
Image Collection
Earth Science &
Remote Sensing

This service is provided by the International Space Station program and the JSC Earth Science & Remote Sensing Unit, ARES Division, Exploration Integration Science Directorate.
NASA meatball logo
ESRS logo