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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS043-608-39 Date: Aug. 1991
Geographic Region: JAPAN
Feature: SAKISHIMA ISLANDS


IMAGE
 
STS043-608-039 Miyako and Irabu Islands, Ryukyu Islands August 1991
This north-looking view shows Miyako Island and to its left (west) the smaller Irabu Island. Both are part of the Ryukyu Islands. The islands are the exposed tops of a submarine mountain range and are volcanic in origin. Miyako and Irabu Islands are generally flat with some low-undulating terrain. The land on the islands is used mostly for agriculture. Coral surrounds most of the coastlines of both islands.


Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 283k
Mission: STS043  
Roll - Frame: 608 - 39
Geographical Name: JAPAN  
Features: SAKISHIMA ISLANDS  
Center Lat x Lon: 25.0N x 125.5E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 5
 
Camera:: RX
 
Camera Tilt: LO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction:   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:  
 
Date: 199108__   YYYYMMDD
Time:   GMT HHMMSS
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
Land Views: ISLAND, PLAIN  
Water Views: OCEAN, REEF  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  

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