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Spacecraft nadir point: 36.2° N, 32.7° E

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Spacecraft Altitude: 167 nautical miles (309km)
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Cloud-Free Vortex Near Cyprus STS047-153-271 (east)
STS047-153-271 (west) 9/16/92
06:03:27GMT Cloud-free meteorological phenomena are almost never
observed in the environmental satellite imagery. Shuttle color
photography and the human observer are uniquely qualified to
identify and document these subtle features which would otherwise
go unnoticed.