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ISS007-E-16525

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View ISS007-E-16525.JPG 73306540334 Yes NASA's Earth Observatory web site
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Identification

Mission: ISS007 Roll: E Frame: 16525 Mission ID on the Film or image: ISS007
Country or Geographic Name: USA-ILLINOIS
Features: CHICAGO AT NIGHT
Center Point: Latitude: 42.0 Longitude: -87.5 (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: 14
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: 10 (0-10)

Nadir

GMT Date: 20031007 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 013522 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 41.5, Longitude: -86.8 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Northwest
Sun Azimuth: 287 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 204 nautical miles (378 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: -26 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 3848

Captions

Chicago by night. The population of the city of Chicago, IL is roughly 3 million people, but metropolitan Chicago includes nearly 10 million. This image stretches from East Chicago and Gary IN (top center) to Kenosha WI (bottom center). By night, distribution of the regionís 10 million people cannot be missed.

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