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IdentificationMission: ISS016 Roll: E Frame: 16189 Mission ID on the Film or image: ISS016
Country or Geographic Name: SAUDI ARABIA
Features: JIDDAH, MECCA AT NIGHT
Center Point Latitude: 21.5 Center Point Longitude: 39.5 (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: 29
Camera Focal Length: 85mm
Camera: N2: Nikon D2Xs
Film: 4288E : 4288 x 2848 pixel CMOS sensor, RGBG imager color filter.
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 10 (0-10)
NadirGMT Date: 20071211 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 203147 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 22.9, Longitude: 40.4 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Southwest
Sun Azimuth: 266 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 181 nautical miles (335 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: -81 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 3880
CaptionsThe cities of Jiddah and Mecca, Saudi Arabia and the well-lit pilgrim road connecting them.
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