STS048-77-73
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Spacecraft nadir point: 27.7° N, 47.6° E

Photo center point: 29.0° N, 48.0° E

Nadir to Photo Center: North

Spacecraft Altitude: 306 nautical miles (567km)
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Image Caption:
S48-77-073: Color visible (CVIS) photo of the burning Kuwaiti
oil fields; specifically the Ar Rawdatayn north of Kuwait City
and Al Burqan fields south of the capital , September 16, 1991,
at 13:28 GMT. Height of smoke palls was calculated using the
smoke shadow to be between 3 and 5 km high.