ISS020-E-31492

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Spacecraft nadir point: 19.5° N, 59.5° W

Photo center point: 16.0° N, 51.0° W

Nadir to Photo Center: East

Spacecraft Altitude: 190 nautical miles (352km)
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Image Caption: ISS020-E-031492 (18 Aug. 2009) --- The spiral bands of Hurricane Bill in the Atlantic Ocean fill the view as Expedition 20 crew members on the International Space Station look east-southeastward along the horizon. This view was taken on Aug. 18, 2009 at 16:08:54 GMT with a Nikkor 28-70mm zoom lens at the 40mm lens setting. At the time this photograph was taken, Hurricane Bill was centered at 15.9 degrees north latitude and 51.2 degrees west longitude, the winds were 90 knots (103.7 miles per hour) gusting to 110 knots (126.7 mph) and it was moving west-northwest (285 degrees) at 14 knots (16.1 mph).