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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS073-725-82 Date: Oct. 1995
Geographic Region: USA-CALIFORNIA

STS073-725-082 Monterey Bay, Santa Lucia Range, and Santa Cruz Mountains, California, U.S.A. September 1995
Monterey Bay, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean, is featured in this synoptic, low-oblique, north-looking photograph. Monterey, located at the southern end of the bay, is one of the oldest cities in California and the site of the first published newspaper in California. South of Monterey lies the rugged Santa Lucia Range. East of the Santa Lucia Range is the Salinas River Valley with numerous agricultural field patterns. North of Monterey Bay are the forested Santa Cruz Mountains; San Jose, located at the south end of San Francisco Bay; and the western portion of the rugged Diablo Range.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 301k
Mission: STS073  
Roll - Frame: 725 - 82
Geographical Name: USA-CALIFORNIA  
Center Lat x Lon: 36.5N x 122W
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: 49   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: N   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: 69  
Date: 19951024   YYYYMMDD
Time: 200142   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 33.8N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 121.4W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 184   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 145   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 45   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: BAY  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views:  
City Views:  

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