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IdentificationMission: ISS010 Roll: E Frame: 10124 Mission ID on the Film or image: ISS010
Country or Geographic Name: ALGERIA
Features: GRAND ERG ORIENTAL, DUNES
Center Point: Latitude: 29.4 Longitude: 4.4 (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: 31
Camera Focal Length: 400mm
Camera: E4: Kodak DCS760C Electronic Still Camera
Film: 3060E : 3060 x 2036 pixel CCD, RGBG array.
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 10 (0-10)
GMT Date: 20041211 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 134449 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 31.1, Longitude: 5.2 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: South
Sun Azimuth: 214 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 188 nautical miles (348 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 27 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 2618
CaptionsISS010-E-10124 (11 December 2005) --- The Algerian desert is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 10 crewmember on the International Space Station.
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