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IdentificationMission: ISS009 Roll: E Frame: 22187 Mission ID on the Film or image: ISS009
Country or Geographic Name: CARIBBEAN SEA
Features: HURRICANE IVAN, EYEWALL, BANDS
Center Point: Latitude: 18.2 Longitude: -79.7 (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:
CameraCamera Tilt: 44
Camera Focal Length: 22mm
Camera: E4: Kodak DCS760C Electronic Still Camera
Film: 3060E : 3060 x 2036 pixel CCD, RGBG array.
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 100 (76-100)
GMT Date: 20040911 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 231631 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 21.3, Longitude: -79.8 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: South
Sun Azimuth: 274 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 194 nautical miles (359 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 1 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 1195
CaptionsISS009-E-22187 (11 September 2004) --- This image features the eye of Hurricane Ivan at center, partially framed by solar array panels on the International Space Station. One of the strongest hurricanes on record, Ivan was photographed Saturday from an altitude of about 230 miles by Astronaut Edward M. (Mike) Fincke, NASA ISS science officer and flight engineer, aboard the orbital outpost. At the time, Ivan was in the western Caribbean Sea and reported to have winds of 160 mph.
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