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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS055-151-146 Date: May 1993
Geographic Region: AUSTRALIA-Q

STS055-151-146 Curtis Island, Queensland, Australia May 1993
Refer to STS051-078-064 for a description of the geographic features that are also observable in this image. Note that this picture shows more of the terrain, including low mountains that are located west of Curtis Island. Also, notice that the sediment plume in Keppel Bay is smaller than the one seen in the spring time image. The dark feature along the right edge of the picture is a reservoir on a small river south of Gladstone.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 274k
Mission: STS055  
Roll - Frame: 151 - 146
Geographical Name: AUSTRALIA-Q  
Center Lat x Lon: 23.5S x 151.0E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
Camera:: LH
Camera Tilt: 6   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?: Y   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 137  
Date: 19930505   YYYYMMDD
Time: 041104   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 23.2S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 151.0E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 316   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 162   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 38   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: BAY, SEDIMENT  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views:  
City Views:  

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