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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS073-735-83 Date: Nov. 1995
Geographic Region: AUSTRALIA-WA
Feature: PAN-SHARK B.,WOORAMEL R.


IMAGE
 
STS073-735-083 Shark Bay, Western Australia, Australia October 1995
This is a wide, southwest-looking view toward Australia's west coast. The prominent bay is Shark Bay. Shark Bay is a frequently photographed site by astronauts because of its distinctive shape. It is a World Heritage Site and is noted for its plant and animal populations, including dolphins, dugongs and stromatolites. Two distinct, ephemeral drainage systems, Gascoyne River (north) and Wooramel River (south), are visible on the mainland (eastern) side of Shark Bay. The city of Carnarvon is located along the southern shore of the Gascoyne River at its mouth and delta.


Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 253k
Mission: STS073  
Roll - Frame: 735 - 83
Geographical Name: AUSTRALIA-WA  
Features: PAN-SHARK B.,WOORAMEL R.  
Center Lat x Lon: 26S x 114.0E
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: HO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: SW   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: 236  
 
Date: 19951104   YYYYMMDD
Time: 043435   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 22.3S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 115.9E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 309   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 145   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 79   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: DESERT, PENINSULA  
Water Views: BAY, RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views:  
City Views:  

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