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ISS017-E-13859

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Identification

Mission: ISS017 Roll: E Frame: 13859 Mission ID on the Film or image: ISS017
Country or Geographic Name: SOUTH AMERICA
Features: PAN-MULTI-LAYERED CLOUDS
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: 400mm
Camera: N2: Nikon D2Xs
Film: 4288E : 4288 x 2848 pixel CMOS sensor, RGBG imager color filter.

Quality

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

Nadir

GMT Date: 20080819 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 205428 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: -6.5, Longitude: -47.7 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction:
Sun Azimuth: 283 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 196 nautical miles (363 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 3 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 3855

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