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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS61B-44-6 Date: Nov. 1985
Geographic Region: AUSTRALIA-NT

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  STS61B-44-6 Mountain Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia November 1985
This photograph shows a series of northwest-southeast-trending mountains, most of which rise less than 2500 feet (800 meters) above sea level, near the geographic center of Australia. These ranges--James, Gardiner's, Middle, Krichauff, and George Gills--lie south-southwest of the more well-known Macdonnell Ranges. Several features are discernible in the photograph--the southeast-flowing Finke River near the eastern edge of the photograph; circular Gosses Bluff, an impact crater (northern edge of the photograph), which lies in the arid, flat Missionary Plain between the Macdonnell Ranges to the north (partially visible in the northeast corner of the photograph) and the James Range to the south; and an area of sand ridges south of these low, folded ranges.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 134k
Mission: STS61B  
Roll - Frame: 44 - 6
Geographical Name: AUSTRALIA-NT  
Center Lat x Lon: 24.5S x 132.5E
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: 52   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: E   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: 16  
Date: 19851128   YYYYMMDD
Time: 002012   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 24S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 128.3E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 95   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 197   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 49   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: RIVER  
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