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ISS007-E-15150

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Identification

Mission: ISS007 Roll: E Frame: 15150 Mission ID on the Film or image: ISS007
Country or Geographic Name: REPUBLIC SOUTH AFRICA
Features: JOHANNESBURG, SOWETO, ROADS
Center Point: Latitude: -26.0 Longitude: 28.0 (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: 31
Camera Focal Length: 400mm
Camera: E4: Kodak DCS760C Electronic Still Camera
Film: 3060E : 3060 x 2036 pixel CCD, RGBG array.

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

Nadir

GMT Date: 20030921 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 132648 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: -26.4, Longitude: 30.0 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: West
Sun Azimuth: 289 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 206 nautical miles (382 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 32 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 3605

Captions

ISS007-E-15150 (21 September 2003) --- This image, photographed by an Expedition 7 crewmember onboard the International Space Station (ISS), was merged with images ISS007-E-15148 and ISS007-E-15149 to create a mosaic of Johannesburg, South Africa. The mosaic can be viewed on http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov

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