STS052-81-5
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Spacecraft nadir point: 27.0° N, 137.3° E

Photo center point: 34.0° N, 139.0° E

Nadir to Photo Center: North

Spacecraft Altitude: 115 nautical miles (213km)
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Image Caption: This distant view of Mt. Fuji, on the main home island of Honshu, Japan (34.0N, 139.0E) was taken from about 450 miles to the south. Evan at that great distance, the majestic and inspiring Mt. Fuji is still plainly visible and easily recognized as a world renowned symbol of Japan. The snow capped extinct volcano lies just a few miles south of Tokyo.