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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS51B-53-17 Date: na 1985
Geographic Region: USA-ALABAMA

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  STS51B-53-0017 Weiss Lake, Alabama, U.S.A. May 1985
A few widely scattered clouds obscure some of the mountainous terrain in this southeast-looking photograph of northeast Alabama. Featured are light, irregular-shaped Weiss Lake, the result of damning part of the Coosa River, and Lookout Mountain immediately northwest of the lake. Visible are Gadsden, Alabama, near the apex of two northeast-southwest-trending mountain ridges (bottom right); a small segment of the Cumberland Plateau (northwest); and part of the more extensive Appalachian Mountains (southeast). Apparent are dark forested areas and lighter valleys denoting agricultural activities.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 408k
Mission: STS51B  
Roll - Frame: 53 - 17
Geographical Name: USA-ALABAMA  
Center Lat x Lon: 34.0N x 85.5W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 30
Camera: HB
Camera Tilt: NV   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction:   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: 79  
Date: 1985____   YYYYMMDD
Nadir Lat: N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth:   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude:   nautical miles
Sun Elevation:   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: LAKE, RIVER  
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