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ISS010-E-21487

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Identification

Mission: ISS010 Roll: E Frame: 21487 Mission ID on the Film or image: ISS010
Country or Geographic Name: USA-NEW JERSEY
Features: MANHATTAN I., HUDSON R., EAST R.
Center Point: Latitude: 40.8 Longitude: -74.0 (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: 26
Camera Focal Length: 800mm
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: 20050326 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 165803 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 41.1, Longitude: -72.5 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: West
Sun Azimuth: 181 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 191 nautical miles (354 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 52 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 272

Captions

ISS010-E-21487 (26 March 2005) --- Manhattan Island and its easily recognizable Central Park are featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 10 crewmember on the International Space Station. Some of the other New York City boroughs (including parts of Queens and Brooklyn) are also shown, as are two small sections of the New Jersey side of the Hudson River (left).

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