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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS039-85-35 Date: Apr. 1991
Geographic Region: USA-TEXAS

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  STS039-085-035 North Houston, Texas, U.S.A. May 1991
This synoptic view of Houston extends from the Astrodome (bottom center) to the highway encircling Conroe to the north. Easily identifiable are such major thoroughfares as northeast-southwest-trending U.S. Highway 59 (Eastex Freeway), generally north-south-trending Interstate Highway 45, the outer Sam Houston Tollway (Beltway 8), and north-south-oriented Hardy Toll Road. The central business district is the point of convergence for all the major highways. The highly industrialized Houston Ship Channel, the eastern extension of Buffalo Bayou, winds eastward from downtown toward Galveston Bay. Apparent are George Bush Intercontinental Airport (middle of photograph); muddy Lake Houston to the east; and dark concentrations of lands, forested primarily by pine trees, to the north.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 347k
Mission: STS039  
Roll - Frame: 85 - 35
Geographical Name: USA-TEXAS  
Center Lat x Lon: 30.0N x 95.4W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 20
Camera: HB
Camera Tilt: 27   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: S   The direction from the nadir to the center point, N=North, S=South, E=East, W=West
Stereo?: Y   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 40  
Date: 19910430   YYYYMMDD
Time: 204910   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 31.2N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 95.5W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 248   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 139   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 53   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN, FOREST  
Water Views: LAKE, RESERVOIR  
Atmosphere Views:  
City Views:  
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