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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS073-707-AA Date: na 1995
Geographic Region: USA-NEW YORK

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  STS073-707-0AA New York City Area, New York October 1995
Situated at the mouth of the Hudson River, the New York City Metropolitan area can be seen in this north-looking view. The New York Metropolitan area is the largest in the world. The region has the United States largest seaport area with extensive harbor facilities that total 755 miles (1217 km) of developed frontage. New York city is the world's foremost financial center and is headquarters to many major corporations. The city is also a mass communications center. The Hudson River can be seen entering the scene at the upper left (north) flowing south and emptying into Upper New York Bay near the center of the image. The Appalachian Mountains of northwestern New Jersey are visible covering the upper left and upper center of the image. The Atlantic Ocean covers the bottom center and bottom right of the image. From near the center of the image extending to the right center (east) of the image are Long Island and Long Island sound.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 305k
Mission: STS073  
Roll - Frame: 707 - AA
Geographical Name: USA-NEW YORK  
Center Lat x Lon: 40.5N x 74W
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: LO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction:   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:  
Date: 1995____   YYYYMMDD
Nadir Lat: N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth:   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude:   nautical miles
Sun Elevation:   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: BAY, RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views:  
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