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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS078-760-4 Date: Jun. 1996
Geographic Region: USA-VIRGINIA

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  STS078-760-004 Roanoke Area, Virginia, USA June 1996 Situated among outlying hills and the more massive folded, parallel ridge and valleys of the Appalachian Mountains, the physical setting of the city of Roanoke (highly reflective area center of the picture) is captured in this south looking color infrared shot. The dense green foliage of the mountainous terrain is shown as a deep reddish color. Most of the lower and flatter valleys are used for some form of agriculture. A single, dark, crescent-shaped reservoir within a small, elevated valley is just northwest of Roanoke. The Roanoke River meanders southeasterly from the city towards Smith Mountain Lake.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 405k
Mission: STS078  
Roll - Frame: 760 - 4
Geographical Name: USA-VIRGINIA  
Center Lat x Lon: 37.5N x 80W
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: 29   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?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 129  
Date: 19960628   YYYYMMDD
Time: 143907   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 38.7N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 79.5W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 102   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 143   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 52   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: RIVER, LAKE  
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