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Spacecraft nadir point: 15.1° N, 156.0° W

Photo center point: 19.5° N, 155.5° W

Nadir to Photo Center: North

Spacecraft Altitude: 157 nautical miles (291km)
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Image Caption: The three main volcanoes which make up the island of Hawaii (19.5N, 155.5W) include the older large shield volcanoes Mauna Loa, Mauna Kea and the more recent Kilauea. The rift zones of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea are delineated by the black lava flows whereas the smaler Kilauea can be seen venting steam. This color image is one of a pair (see STS052-95-037) to compare the differences between color film and color infrared film.