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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS090-752-62 Date: May 1998
Geographic Region: USA-VIRGINIA

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  STS090-752-062 Richmond/Petersburg, Virginia April 1998
The city of Richmond is located on the border of the physiographic regions of the Piedmont and the coastal plain. It is situated at the head of navigation on the James River. The city of Petersburg is located on the upper left of the image. The estuary of the James River is visible just below and left of the city. Petersburg is situated on the Appomattox River. Numerous Interstate Highways and other major highway transportation routes are discernible passing around and through both cities. Interstate Highway 295 is visible traversing north and south around the eastern sides of both cities. Swift Creek Reservoir is visible to the west of Richmond and Petersburg.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 363k
Mission: STS090  
Roll - Frame: 752 - 62
Geographical Name: USA-VIRGINIA  
Center Lat x Lon: 37.5N x 77.5W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 5
Camera: HB
Camera Tilt: 35   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: SW   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: 239  
Date: 19980502   YYYYMMDD
Time: 142730   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 38.6N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 76.4W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 113   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 132   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 49   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN, FOREST  
Water Views: RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
City Views: RICHMOND  
Photo is not associated with any sequences

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