[Skip to content]
STS008-43-2172
Browse image
Resolutions offered for this image:
3904 x 3895 pixels 639 x 638 pixels 4393 x 4600 pixels 640 x 480 pixels

MAP LOCATION
latitude/longitude of image
Spacecraft nadir point:

Photo center point: 22.5° S, 132.5° E

Nadir to Photo Center:

Spacecraft Altitude: nautical miles (0km)
Click for Google map
IMAGE DETAILS
features and other details
CAMERA INFORMATION
information about camera used
ALL DOWNLOAD OPTIONS
additional formats
Width Height Annotated Cropped Purpose Links
3904 pixels 3895 pixels No No Earth From Space collection Download Image
639 pixels 638 pixels No No Earth From Space collection Download Image
4393 pixels 4600 pixels No No Download Image
640 pixels 480 pixels No No ISD 1 Download Image
Other options available:
Download Packaged File
Download a Google Earth KML for this Image
View photo footprint information
Image Caption: STS008-43-2172 Reynolds Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia September 1983
Located north of the Macdonnell Mountain Ranges in south central Northern Territory, two smaller ranges are barely discernible in this low oblique, southwest looking picture. Drainage patterns (lighter-colored, linear features) that only intermittently carry water in this desert environment can be traced across the landscape from the flanks of the Reynolds Ranges (northwest-southeast aligned feature near center of image) as some creeks flow north and others flow generally to the south. The Stuart Bluff Range is a very narrow ridgeline that can be identified immediately north of the dry lakebed (highly reflective feature at the top of the image). The small, dark areas within the dry lake suggest that some type of plant life exists at the time this picture was acquired. The very dark area near the eastern margin of the dry lake may be standing water.