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ISS002-E-6383

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Identification

Mission: ISS002 Roll: E Frame: 6383 Mission ID on the Film or image: ISS002
Country or Geographic Name: CAROLINE ISLANDS
Features: WEST NGATIK ATOLL
Center Point: Latitude: 6.0 Longitude: 157.0 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Stereo: (Yes indicates there is an adjacent picture of the same area)
ONC Map ID: JNC Map ID:

Camera

Camera Tilt: 32
Camera Focal Length: 800mm
Camera: E2: Kodak DCS460 Electronic Still Camera
Film: 3060E : 3060 x 2036 pixel CCD, RGBG array.

Quality

Film Exposure:
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 10 (0-10)

Nadir

GMT Date: 20010522 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 000659 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 3.9, Longitude: 156.2 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: North
Sun Azimuth: 50 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 211 nautical miles (391 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 64 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 2300

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