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Spacecraft nadir point: 11.2° N, 30.1° E

Photo center point: 21.0° N, 30.0° E

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Nadir to Photo Center: North

Spacecraft Altitude: 332 nautical miles (615km)
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Image Caption: From their orbital altitude of 332 nautical miles, the Space Shuttle DISCOVERY's crew could easily recognize land features more than a thousand kilometers distant from its ground track. In this view of Egypt and northern Sudan (21.0N, 30.0E), ground features such as the Nile River, Lake Nassar and the Nile Delta as well as the coast of the Mediterranean Sea can be easily seen near theEarth's limb.