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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS079-810-33 Date: Sep. 1996
Geographic Region: GREECE

STS079-810-033 Thessaloniki, Greece September 1996
The second largest city in Greece, Thessaloniki is visible near the center of the image in this southwest-looking view. The city is located in northeast Greece on the Gulf of Thessaloniki, an inlet of the Aegean Sea. The city has excellent port facilities and is a major railroad, commercial, industrial, and financial center in the region. Two lakes are located to the east (left) of the city, the smaller Lake Koronia, and the larger Lake Voevi. The mouth of the Vandar River is visible entering the Gulf of Thessaloniki southwest (right) of the city.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 364k
Mission: STS079  
Roll - Frame: 810 - 33
Geographical Name: GREECE  
Center Lat x Lon: 40.5N x 23.0E
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: 30   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?: Y   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 125  
Date: 19960924   YYYYMMDD
Time: 061756   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 40.4N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 24.9E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 112   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 201   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 23   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: GULF, SEA, RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views:  

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