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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS068-258-80 Date: Oct. 1994
Geographic Region: AUSTRALIA-NSW
Feature: SYDNEY

STS068-258-080 Sydney Area, New South Wales, Australia October 1994
The urban area of Australia's largest city, Sydney (population over 3 million), can be identified in the center of the image. Although the scale of the image precludes the identification of almost all of the specific infrastructure features, the two linear features that jut southward into Botany Bay are runways of Sydney International Airport. The irregular shaped water body (darker feature slightly above center) is Sydney Harbor. The two other sizable bays south of this harbor are Botany Bay (largest) and Bate Bay. The water features along the top (left) of the image are part of the Hawksbury River drainage system. The darker terrain shows areas of forested lands. Heathcote and Royal National Parks occupy most of the terrain south of the city.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 291k
Mission: STS068  
Roll - Frame: 258 - 80
Geographical Name: AUSTRALIA-NSW  
Features: SYDNEY  
Center Lat x Lon: 34S 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:: HB
Camera Tilt: 49   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: SW   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: 158  
Date: 19941010   YYYYMMDD
Time: 041823   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 32.4S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 152.4E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 296   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 111   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 45   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: FOREST  
Water Views: BAY, RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AIRPORT  
City Views:  

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