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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS081-715-69 Date: Jan. 1997
Geographic Region: AUSTRALIA-T
Feature: HOBART

STS081-715-069 Storm Bay, Hobart, Tasmania January 1997
Storm Bay, an arm of the Pacific Ocean, and the capital city of Tasmania, Hobart (upper center) can be seen in this northwest-looking view. Hobart, with a population exceeding 50000, is located on the banks of the river Derwent 12 miles (20 km) from its mouth. The city is the industrial and commercial center of the island of Tasmania and has a modern deep-water port. The city is blocked from expanding on either side of the river by rugged, forested mountains (darker features). Agricultural lands (lighter colored areas) are visible to the east of the city (upper right). The Tasman Peninsula can be seen near the bottom center of the image. Numerous beaches (highly reflective white-colored areas) are discernible scattered along the many coastlines visible on the image.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 416k
Mission: STS081  
Roll - Frame: 715 - 69
Geographical Name: AUSTRALIA-T  
Features: HOBART  
Center Lat x Lon: 43S x 147.0E
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: 38   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: W   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: 15  
Date: 19970113   YYYYMMDD
Time: 071903   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 42.7S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 149.1E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 262   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 161   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 24   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: RIVER, BAY  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views:  

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