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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS078-736-30 Date: Jun. 1996
Geographic Region: USA-OHIO
Feature: CINCINNATI, OHIO R.,AGR.


IMAGE
 
STS078-736-030 Greater Cincinnati Area, Ohio, USA June 1996
The muddy Ohio River makes a northerly loop and flows between the larger city of Cincinnati (north bank of the river) and the smaller city of Covington, Kentucky (south bank) near the center of the picture. The Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport with its parallel runways and taxiways (highly reflective area) is west of Covington on the Kentucky side of the Ohio River. Sections of several Interstate Highways (thin, light lines) including Interstate Highways 71, 74, 75, and 275 (the beltway that encircles Cincinnati and Covington) and the bridges that cross the Ohio River are visible at various points throughout the image. Cultivated field patterns can be identified in the rural landscape and on some of the floodplains of the rivers that flow through this region. The darker terrain consists of undeveloped, usually hilly, forested land.


Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 403k
Mission: STS078  
Roll - Frame: 736 - 30
Geographical Name: USA-OHIO  
Features: CINCINNATI, OHIO R.,AGR.  
Center Lat x Lon: 39.0N x 84.5W
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: 25   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NE   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: 98  
 
Date: 19960626   YYYYMMDD
Time: 161737   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 38.2N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 85.3W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 122   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 144   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 66   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: FLOOD PLAIN, HILL  
Water Views: RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AIRPORT, HIGHWAY  
City Views:  

Photo is not associated with any sequences


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