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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS090-705-93 Date: Apr. 1998
Geographic Region: USA-CALIFORNIA

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  STS090-705-093 San Diego Area, California, USA April 1998
The small scale of this image that includes San Diego (CA) and Tijuana (Mexico) allows the viewer to see the relationship of these two growing urban areas with regard to each other and also to the mountainous terrain south and east that effects their growth pattern. Three major colors in this picture reflect three distinct features: the lighter colored areas show the distribution of a human modified environment (urban, built-up); the darker land shows mountainous terrain (only sparsely populated); and the deep blue color of the Pacific Ocean. While it is difficult in general to identify specific urban infrastructure within these urban areas, segments of Interstate Highways 5, 8, and 15 are visible north, northeast of San Diego. San Diego Bay, the elongated, northwest-southeast oriented body of water is visible near the center of the image. The three small islands, Islas Coronados, off the coast belong to Mexico.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 321k
Mission: STS090  
Roll - Frame: 705 - 93
Geographical Name: USA-CALIFORNIA  
Center Lat x Lon: 32.5N x 117W
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: 46   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: S   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: 19  
Date: 19980418   YYYYMMDD
Time: 212359   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 34.8N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 117.6W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 228   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 138   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 58   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: BAY  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: HIGHWAY  
City Views:  
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