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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS051-101-47 Date: Sep. 1993
Geographic Region: AUSTRALIA-Q

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  STS051-101-047 Georgina River, Queensland, Australia September 1993
The Georgina River, a series of multi-braided channels nearest the right side of the image, is one of many ephemeral rivers in central Australia that drains towards the interior of the continent and then just disappears into the landscape. In this particular image the sun's reflection off some standing water (called sunglint) in the Georgina River is visible as a white-looking, curving line (upper right) just north of the Roxborough Downs area. Pituri Creek and several smaller tributaries also visible in the western half of the picture. Pituri Creek is close to the Georgina River near the town of Glenormiston (small dark spot on Pituri Creek at the bottom center of the image). The linear color change (slightly above center of the picture) between the Georgina River and Pituri Creek probably marks a fence line or property boundary.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 306k
Mission: STS051  
Roll - Frame: 101 - 47
Geographical Name: AUSTRALIA-Q  
Center Lat x Lon: 22.5S x 138.5E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
Camera: HB
Camera Tilt: 42   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: W   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: 47  
Date: 19930915   YYYYMMDD
Time: 050650   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 23.3S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 140.8E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 300   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 162   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 44   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: DESERT  
Water Views: RIVER  
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