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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS078-751-76 Date: Jun. 1996
Geographic Region: USA-GEORGIA

STS078-751-076 Atlanta, Georgia June, 1996
One of the leading cities of the southern United States, the city of Atlanta can be seen in this near-vertical view. One of the fastest growing U.S. cities, Atlanta is the largest city in Georgia. The city is the cultural, industrial, transportation, financial, and commercial center, not only for the state of Georgia, but for the whole southern region of the United States. Atlanta was host to the 1996 Summer Olympic Games. The runways of Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport, one of the ten busiest airports in the world, are visible near the center of the image. Numerous interstate highways are visible traversing through and around the city of Atlanta.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 373k
Mission: STS078  
Roll - Frame: 751 - 76
Geographical Name: USA-GEORGIA  
Center Lat x Lon: 33.5N x 84.5W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 10
Camera:: HB
Camera Tilt: 10   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: N   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: 146  
Date: 19960629   YYYYMMDD
Time: 160942   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 33.1N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 84.4W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 110   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 143   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 68   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: FOREST, PLAIN  
Water Views:  
Atmosphere Views:  
City Views: ATLANTA  

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