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ISS007-E-14881

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View ISS007-E-14881.JPG 4539901000661 No Yes NASA's Earth Observatory web site
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Identification

Mission: ISS007 Roll: E Frame: 14881 Mission ID on the Film or image: ISS007
Country or Geographic Name: ATLANTIC OCEAN
Features: PAN-HURRICANE ISABEL, EYE
Center Point: Latitude: 25.0 Longitude: -69.0 (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: High Oblique
Camera Focal Length: 50mm
Camera: E4: Kodak DCS760C Electronic Still Camera
Film: 3060E : 3060 x 2036 pixel CCD, RGBG array.

Quality

Film Exposure:
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 100 (76-100)

Nadir

GMT Date: 20030915 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 105314 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 20.1, Longitude: -68.5 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: North
Sun Azimuth: 89 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 204 nautical miles (378 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 7 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 3510

Captions

Astronaut Ed Lu captured this image of the eye of Hurricane Isabel as he passed overhead in the International Space Station on September 15, 2003. The storm had weakened somewhat, but still maintained its status as a Category 4 hurricane.

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