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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS059-228-19 Date: Apr. 1994
Geographic Region: GERMANY
Feature: MINING AREA NEAR COTTBUS

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  STS059-228-019 Strip Mining, Cottbus Area, Germany April, 1994
Numerous lignite strip mines can be seen in this northeast-looking view. The region shown on the image includes the German city of Cottbus (or Kottbus) midway between the upper left and center of the image. Cottbus is located on the Spree River (not discernible), and is an industrial center and rail junction that is located 64 miles (103 km) southeast of Berlin (not visible in the image). An airport runway located south of the important textile center of Forst (upper right of the image) is visible (upper right quadrant of the image). Below the center of the image is the small industrial city of Hoyerswerda. A row of strip mines extends west to east across the image to the south of the city. Hoyerswerda is a major glass-manufacturing center.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 388k
Mission: STS059  
Roll - Frame: 228 - 19
Geographical Name: GERMANY  
Features: MINING AREA NEAR COTTBUS  
Center Lat x Lon: 51.5N x 14.5E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 5
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 24   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
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: 145  
 
Date: 19940418   YYYYMMDD
Time: 083120   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 50.7N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 14.7E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 129   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 112   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 40   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN, HILL  
Water Views: RIVER, LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: MINING  
City Views:  
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