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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS078-736-41 Date: Jun. 1996
Geographic Region: USA-VIRGINIA
Feature: RICHMOND, JAMES RIVER

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  STS078-736-041 Richmond, Virginia, USA June 1996
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond, is located in the center of the image. Segments of Interstate Highway 95 are visible cutting directly north-south through downtown Richmond. Sections of the James River, especially as it flows through mid-city and even the estuary can be seen further southeast (although the broader estuary is partially obscured by cumulus clouds). The Appomattox River flowing into the James River estuary is visible near the southern edge of the picture, as the river passes two smaller Virginia cities of Petersburg and Hopewell. In rural areas, darker features are mainly forested lands and the lighter colored terrain is either cultivated fields or pasture lands.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 384k
Mission: STS078  
Roll - Frame: 736 - 41
Geographical Name: USA-VIRGINIA  
Features: RICHMOND, JAMES RIVER  
Center Lat x Lon: 37.5N x 77.5W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 5
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 37   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: 98  
 
Date: 19960626   YYYYMMDD
Time: 161937   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 36.5N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 76W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 139   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 144   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 73   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: FOREST  
Water Views: RIVER, RESERVOIR  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: HIGHWAY, AIRPORT, AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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