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Spacecraft nadir point: 11.5° S, 165.3° W

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Spacecraft Altitude: 161 nautical miles (298km)
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Image Caption: STS-30 Earth observation captured by crewmembers onboard Atlantis, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 104, shows the sunset over the Earth as well as the planet Venus near the center of the frame. Jutting clouds are seen on the horizon, just beneath the blue strip of airglow.