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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS61A-44-19 Date: Nov. 1985
Geographic Region: USA-TEXAS
Feature: EL PASO

STS61A-044-0019 Rio Grande Valley and El Paso, Texas, U.S.A. November 1985
This southwest-looking, low-oblique photograph features the Rio Grande Valley and El Paso in extreme west Texas. El Paso, located in a region of cattle ranches and cotton and vegetable farms, is a commercial, industrial, and mining center for west Texas and south-central New Mexico. Irrigation for the Rio Grande Valley is furnished by the Elephant Butte Reservoir (not visible) in New Mexico. Juarez, Mexico, lies opposite El Paso on the west bank of the Rio Grande. Apparent are the Franklin Mountains north of El Paso and the low, rugged Hueco Mountains east of El Paso.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 349k
Mission: STS61A  
Roll - Frame: 44 - 19
Geographical Name: USA-TEXAS  
Features: EL PASO  
Center Lat x Lon: 32.0N x 106.5W
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: 3   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: SE   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: 49  
Date: 19851102   YYYYMMDD
Time: 175544   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 32.1N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 106.6W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 162   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 178   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 41   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
City Views:  

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