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Spacecraft nadir point: 23.8° N, 39.7° E

Photo center point: 30.5° N, 31.5° E

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Spacecraft Altitude: 305 nautical miles (565km)
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Image Caption:
S48-605-18: Nile Valley looking from SE to NW. Other sources of
poor atmospheric "see-ability" during STS-48 were dust hazes from
the Sahara, and as seen here south of Cairo (the large steel
plants down there) industrial pollution and urban smog.