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IdentificationMission: ISS010 Roll: E Frame: 14586 Mission ID on the Film or image: ISS010
Country or Geographic Name: CHINA
Features: JIUQUAN LAUNCH COMPLEX
Center Point: Latitude: 40.9 Longitude: 100.2 (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: 43
Camera Focal Length: 800mm
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: 20050123 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 065439 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 42.9, Longitude: 102.3 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Southwest
Sun Azimuth: 204 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 188 nautical miles (348 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 24 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 3290
CaptionsISS010-E-14586 (23 January 2005) --- Chinese Launch Complex at Jiuquan is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 10 crewmember on the International Space Station.
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