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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS078-747-4 Date: Jun. 1996
Geographic Region: USA-MISSOURI
Feature: OH. & MS. R.,AGR.,BARGES

STS078-747-004 Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, Missouri June, 1996
The Ohio River enters the Mississippi River near the center of this image with its north-looking low-oblique view. The Ohio River enters from the east in the upper right portion of the scene, while the Mississippi River enters from the north in the upper left and flows generally southward, exiting in the lower left portion of the image. In terms of water volume, the Ohio is the largest tributary of Mississippi River. Portions of the Missouri Boot Heel, a fertile agricultural area, are visible to the west (left) of the Mississippi River. The low, gently rolling terrain of Western Kentucky comprises the east (right) of the Mississippi River. At the extreme bottom left, and barely discernible on the image, is the small city of New Madrid, Missouri.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 42k
Mission: STS078  
Roll - Frame: 747 - 4
Geographical Name: USA-MISSOURI  
Features: OH. & MS. R.,AGR.,BARGES  
Center Lat x Lon: 37.0N x 89W
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: 27   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NW   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: 65  
Date: 19960624   YYYYMMDD
Time: 144654   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 36.0N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 88.3W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 94   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 144   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 48   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN  
Water Views: RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  

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