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STS053-98-089 - STS-053 - Earth observations

STS053-98-089 - STS-053 - Earth observations

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Description: Photographic documentation showing earth observations taken during the STS-53 mission from the space shuttle Discovery. scenic moonrise scene was taken over the Coastal Mountain Range, British Columbia (56.0N, 135W) and shows the moon at the day/night terminator. The moon appears as a tiny dot on the earth limb, partially intersected by the thin blue line of airglow (093).

Subject Terms: STS-53, EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE), DISCOVERY (ORBITER)

Date Taken: 12/5/1992 0:00

Original: Film

Preservation File Format: TIFF

geon: CLOUDS

feat: MOON, EARTH LIMB

tilt: High Oblique

cldp: 80

nlat: 56.9

nlon: -101.3

azi: 169

alt: 183

elev: 10
STS-53

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1992
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