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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS040-80-40 Date: Jun. 1991
Geographic Region: USA-CALIFORNIA

STS040-080-040 Stockton, California, U.S.A. June 1991
Stockton, developed during the California Gold Rush of the 1840s, is visible in this near-vertical photograph. The surrounding area is rich in agricultural lands that produce fruits and grains. Stockton is a major commercial and industrial center and a deep water port. Bethany Reservoir, a state recreation area, lies west of Stockton. Near the center left of the photograph appears the delta of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers continuing westward into San Pablo Bay.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 392k
Mission: STS040  
Roll - Frame: 80 - 40
Geographical Name: USA-CALIFORNIA  
Center Lat x Lon: 38.0N x 121W
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: 21   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: W   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: 19910611   YYYYMMDD
Time: 151913   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 38.3N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 120.1W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 82   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 151   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 29   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: VALLEY  
Water Views: RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
City Views: STOCKTON  

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