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Mission: ISS006 Roll: E Frame: 52006 Mission ID on the Film or image: ISS006
Country or Geographic Name: USA-HAWAII
Center Point: Latitude: 21.5 Longitude: -158.0 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

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


Camera Tilt: 26
Camera Focal Length: 800mm
Camera: N1: Nikon D1
Film: 2000E : 2000 x 1312 pixel CCD, RGBG imager color filter.


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


GMT Date: 20030313 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 191326 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 20.2, Longitude: -156.8 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Northwest
Sun Azimuth: 109 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 213 nautical miles (394 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 35 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 612


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