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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS059-75-66 Date: Apr. 1994
Geographic Region: UK-SCOTLAND

STS059-075-066 Outer Hebrides, Great Britain April, 1994
The rugged, hilly, glaciated Outer Hebrides (or Western Isles) Islands are visible in the mostly east-looking view. The islands have an indented coastline. Some fertile land on the western side of the islands does exist. The climate of the islands is harsh with cool temperatures and wet, stormy conditions. The islands are sparsely populated. The Little Minch (strait) covers the upper right portion of the image. Monach Island can be seen at the bottom of the image.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 294k
Mission: STS059  
Roll - Frame: 75 - 66
Geographical Name: UK-SCOTLAND  
Center Lat x Lon: 57.5N x 7.5W
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: 32   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: 17  
Date: 19940410   YYYYMMDD
Time: 110641   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 56.8N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 6.5W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 154   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 117   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 39   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: SEA, STRAIT  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views:  
City Views:  

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