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ISS013-E-8948

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Identification

Mission: ISS013 Roll: E Frame: 8948 Mission ID on the Film or image: ISS013
Country or Geographic Name: ASIA
Features: PAN-WESTWARD, CLOUD LAYERS
Center Point: Latitude: Longitude: (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:

Camera

Camera Tilt: High Oblique
Camera Focal Length: 180mm
Camera: E4: Kodak DCS760C Electronic Still Camera
Film: 3060E : 3060 x 2036 pixel CCD, RGBG array.

Quality

Film Exposure:
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 100 (76-100)

Nadir

GMT Date: 20060424 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 135616 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 42.6, Longitude: 88.2 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction:
Sun Azimuth: 299 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 182 nautical miles (337 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: -11 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 2471

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