Fire and Haze in the Himalayan Front Range in Nepal As Seen From Space

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Fire and Haze in the Himalayan Front Range

This photo was taken by the Expedition 12 crew aboard the International Space Station on 31 March 2006. It shows smoke from fires along the Himalayan Front Range in Nepal.

ISS012-E-22119 (cataloged with a center point)
Geographic Name: NEPAL
Features: HIMALAYA FRONT RANGES, SMOKE
Date (YYYYMMDD): 20060331 Latitude: 27.0 Longitude: 88.0 Focal Length: 180mm
ISS nadir point: 27.3° N, 88.5° E
Photo center point: 27.0° N, 88.0° E
Nadir to Photo Center: Southwest
Spacecraft Altitude: 184 nautical miles (341km)
Country or Geographic Name: NEPAL
Features: HIMALAYA FRONT RANGES, SMOKE
Cloud Cover Percentage: 10 (0-10)%
Sun Elevation Angle: 63°
Sun Azimuth: 214°
Camera: E4: Kodak DCS760C Electronic Still Camera
Focal Length: 180mm
Camera Tilt: 11 degrees
Format: 3060E : 3060 x 2036 pixel CCD, RGBG array.
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