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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS028-72-54 Date: Aug. 1989
Geographic Region: CANADA-A
Feature: SASKATCHEWAN RIVER


IMAGE
 
STS028-072-054 North Saskatchewan River, Alberta, Canada August 1989
White, snow capped peaks visible towards the bottom of the image exceed 10000 feet (3050 meters) above sea level in this section of the Canadian Rocky Mountains west of Red Deer. Many deeply incised streams and valleys present a spectacular appearance in this mountain setting. The darker valley areas are the result of topographically lower, forested slopes. Highway 11 is visible as a light-colored, linear feature along the north (left) side of the river near the center of the image. Several tributary streams can be seen flowing into the North Saskatchewan River (center of image) as it flows northeast (upper left) through the mountains.


Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 399k
Mission: STS028  
Roll - Frame: 72 - 54
Geographical Name: CANADA-A  
Features: SASKATCHEWAN RIVER  
Center Lat x Lon: 52.0N x 116.5W
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: 11   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
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: 4  
 
Date: 19890808   YYYYMMDD
Time: 172215   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 52.2N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 116W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 127   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 161   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 44   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: MOUNTAIN, VALLEY  
Water Views: RIVER, LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: HIGHWAY  
City Views:  

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