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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS095-709-14 Date: Oct. 1998
Geographic Region: USA-VIRGINIA

STS095-709-014 Pan Mid-Atlantic Coast, United States October 1998
This photograph covers the mid-Atlantic Coast of the eastern United States from New Jersey (just to the right of top center of the image) southward to just southwest of Cape Lookout, North Carolina. Near the upper left of the image, the folded Appalachian Mountains of South-central Pennsylvania are discernible. Delaware Bay between the state of New Jersey to the north and the state Delaware is visible. The Delmarva Peninsula is discernible to the south of Delaware Bay. To the west of the Delmarva Peninsula is Chesapeake Bay. At the entrance to Chesapeake Bay, Cape Charles (north) and Cape Henry (south) can be seen. Capes Hatteras and Lookout and their barrier islands are visible in the bottom portion of the image. To the west of the Barrier Islands is Pamlico Sound. West of Pamlico Sound are agricultural fields of the coastal plain of North Carolina.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 298k
Mission: STS095  
Roll - Frame: 709 - 14
Geographical Name: USA-VIRGINIA  
Center Lat x Lon: 37.0N x 76.5W
Film Exposure: O   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 5
Camera:: HB
Camera Tilt: HO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: N   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: 31  
Date: 19981031   YYYYMMDD
Time: 191415   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 27.7N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 77.8W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 223   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 295   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 36   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: BAY  
Atmosphere Views: SMOKE  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  

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