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ISS004-E-11078

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View ISS004-E-11078.JPG 61767540405 No Yes NASA's Earth Observatory web site
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Identification

Mission: ISS004 Roll: E Frame: 11078 Mission ID on the Film or image: ISS004
Country or Geographic Name: BELIZE
Features: SMOKE PLUMES, COAST, REEFS
Center Point: Latitude: 17.5 Longitude: -88.5 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Stereo: (Yes indicates there is an adjacent picture of the same area)
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Camera

Camera Tilt: 33
Camera Focal Length: 25mm
Camera: E4: Kodak DCS760C Electronic Still Camera
Film: 3060E : 3060 x 2036 pixel CCD, RGBG array.

Quality

Film Exposure:
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 25 (11-25)

Nadir

GMT Date: 20020501 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 212648 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 18.2, Longitude: -90.7 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: East
Sun Azimuth: 275 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 213 nautical miles (394 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 40 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 3684

Captions

Fires in Central America
The bright blue water of the Gulf of Honduras contrasts sharply with the smokey pall over Guatemala and Belize in this photograph taken from the International Space Station. Fires in the Yucatan Penninsula and northern Central America began burning in early April, and intensified by the end of the month.

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