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Spacecraft nadir point: 29.1° N, 65.5° E

Photo center point: 29.0° N, 59.0° E

Nadir to Photo Center: West

Spacecraft Altitude: 194 nautical miles (359km)
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Image Caption: Major Dust Storm East of Bam, Iran:
This stunning photo shows a major dust storm raging in the Kerman Desert, just east of the city of Bam in Southeastern, Iran. The image was acquired by the crew of the International Space Station on the afternoon of February 15, 2004, using a digital camera with a 50-mm lens.