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Spacecraft nadir point: 48.6° N, 11.8° E

Photo center point: 47.5° N, 11.5° E

Nadir to Photo Center: South

Spacecraft Altitude: 168 nautical miles (311km)
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Image Caption: STS047-074-027 Starnberger Lake, Bavarian Alps, Germany September 1992
Located midway between the bottom center and center of the image in the rolling landscape of southern Bavaria, is Starnberger Lake. The recreational lake is 15 miles (24 km) south-southwest of Munich (lower left on the image), and is 12 miles (19 km) long with a maximum width of 3 miles (5 km). To the lake's south are the rugged and beautiful snow-capped Bavarian Alps (top portion of the image).