STS052-72-32
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Spacecraft nadir point: 23.6° N, 56.3° E

Photo center point: 25.5° N, 56.0° E

Nadir to Photo Center: North

Spacecraft Altitude: 158 nautical miles (293km)
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Image Caption: This oblique, north looking view shows the Strait of Hormuz (25.5N, 56.0E) which connects the Gulf of Oman with the Persian Gulf. The Zagros Mountains and Qeshm Island of Iran are in the background and areas of Oman, Muscat and the United Arab Emirates can be seen in the foreground. The oil tanker terminals of Abu Dhabi along the southern coast of the Persian Gulf can also be clearly seen along the northern United Arab Emirate coastline.