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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS058-81-8 Date: Oct. 1993
Geographic Region: USA-MARYLAND
Feature: WASHINGTON, D. C.

STS058-081-008 Washington, D. C., Potomac River, Virginia, U.S.A. October 1993
The Potomac River can be seen entering the scene from the northwest midway between the left center and upper left, going through Washington, D.C., and exiting the scene to the south near the center bottom, of this mostly north-looking low-oblique view. The Potomac passes over the Great Falls (not discernible) just to the northwest of Washington, D.C., and enters a tidal estuary just to the south of the city. The city of Washington, D.C., visible to the right of the center of the image, is the capital of the United States. The runways of Dulles International Airport can be seen near the left center of the image. The north-south runways of Andrews Air Force Base are visible near the right center of the image.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 400k
Mission: STS058  
Roll - Frame: 81 - 8
Geographical Name: USA-MARYLAND  
Features: WASHINGTON, D. C.  
Center Lat x Lon: 39.0N x 77W
Film Exposure: U   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
Camera:: HB
Camera Tilt: 40   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NE   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: 96  
Date: 19931024   YYYYMMDD
Time: 133925   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 37.4N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 78.3W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 126   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 146   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 22   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN, FOREST  
Water Views: RIVER, ESTUARY  
Atmosphere Views:  
City Views: WASHINGTON D.C.  

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