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STS047-88-84
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Spacecraft nadir point: 33.0° N, 45.3° E

Photo center point: 29.0° N, 48.5° E

Nadir to Photo Center: Southeast

Spacecraft Altitude: 167 nautical miles (309km)
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Image Caption:
STS047-88-084 KUWAIT, Persian Gulf. The northwest corner of the
Persian Gulf is seen in this broad, north-looking view. The
soot-covered desert surfaces south of Kuwait City are becoming
progressively lighter in color as sand blows over them from Iraq.