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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS066-154-76 Date: Nov. 1994
Geographic Region: USA-NEW YORK

STS066-154-076 New York City Metropolitan Area, New York November 1994
The largest metropolitan area in the United States and one of the largest in the world, the New York City Metropolitan area (center of image) can be seen in this north-looking view. To the left (west) of New York City, the eastern linear, folded Appalachian Mountains in northwestern New Jersey are visible. South of New York City, Sandy Hook and the coastal areas of eastern New Jersey are discernible. The Atlantic Ocean covers the whole lower portion of the image. Western Long Island and Long Island Sound
Cover the upper right quadrant of the image. The sediment-laden Hudson River is visible extending northward from near the center of the image to near the upper center of the image. New York City has the largest port in the United States and is one of the leading ports in the world. The city is a major trade center and the leading financial center of the entire world. New York City is the seat of the United Nations.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 134k
Mission: STS066  
Roll - Frame: 154 - 76
Geographical Name: USA-NEW YORK  
Center Lat x Lon: 40.5N x 74W
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: 29   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: SE   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: 64  
Date: 19941107   YYYYMMDD
Time: 161135   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 41.6N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 75W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 171   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 162   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 32   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: BAY, RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views:  

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