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Mission: ISS006 Roll: E Frame: 47215 Mission ID on the Film or image: ISS006
Country or Geographic Name: AURORA
Center Point: Latitude: Longitude: (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Stereo: (Yes indicates there is an adjacent picture of the same area)


Camera Tilt: High Oblique
Camera Focal Length: 28mm
Camera: E4: Kodak DCS760C Electronic Still Camera
Film: 3060E : 3060 x 2036 pixel CCD, RGBG array.


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


GMT Date: 20030419 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 162517 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: -51.7, Longitude: 134.8 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: West
Sun Azimuth: 149 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 216 nautical miles (400 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: -46 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 1187


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