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STS049-88-15
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Spacecraft nadir point: 8.7° S, 72.3° W

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Spacecraft Altitude: 162 nautical miles (300km)
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STS49-88-015, 016: Amazon Jungle Dense, closed-canopy forest
(reddish purple) containing small patches of second-growth vege-
tation (brighter red) are well-shown by the color-infrared film.
This scene was photographed through a cloud hole near the
Peru/Brazil border in the western Amazon. Frame 015 is the middle
member of a bracket triplet, and frame 016 is the lightest
member. Hasselblad camera, 250mm lens, color-infrared film.