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ISS007-E-7304

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Identification

Mission: ISS007 Roll: E Frame: 7304 Mission ID on the Film or image: ISS007
Country or Geographic Name: PACIFIC OCEAN
Features: PAN-CLOUDS, TABITEUEA, ONOTOA
Center Point: Latitude: -7.0 Longitude: 168.0 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

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

Camera Tilt: High Oblique
Camera Focal Length: 16mm
Camera: E4: Kodak DCS760C Electronic Still Camera
Film: 3060E : 3060 x 2036 pixel CCD, RGBG array.

Quality

Film Exposure:
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 50 (26-50)

Nadir

GMT Date: 20030613 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 211651 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: -0.4, Longitude: 175.5 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Southwest
Sun Azimuth: 59 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 211 nautical miles (391 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 40 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 2048

Captions

ISS007-E-07304 (13 June 2003) --- This view of Earth’s horizon was taken by an Expedition 7 crewmember onboard the International Space Station (ISS), using a wide-angle lens while the Station was over the Pacific Ocean. In the foreground are the atolls of Tabiteuea and Onotoa.

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