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IdentificationMission: ISS006 Roll: E Frame: 48424 Mission ID on the Film or image: ISS006
Country or Geographic Name: AURORA
Features: AURORA AUSTRALIS, STARS
Center Point Latitude: Center Point Longitude: (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:
CameraCamera Tilt: High Oblique
Camera Focal Length: 58mm
Camera: E4: Kodak DCS760C Electronic Still Camera
Film: 3060E : 3060 x 2036 pixel CCD, RGBG array.
Percentage of Cloud Cover: (0-10)
NadirGMT Date: 20030424 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 210722 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: -50.4, Longitude: 46.9 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction:
Sun Azimuth: 173 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 216 nautical miles (400 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: -53 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 1268
CaptionsBroad swirls of aurora over Canada. For a sense of aurora dynamics, see this movie (1.0 MB Quicktime).
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