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IdentificationMission: ISS033 Roll: E Frame: 13636 Mission ID on the Film or image: ISS033
Country or Geographic Name: ERITREA
Features: PAN-RED SEA, AFAR, YEMEN, ETHIOPIA, HAZE
Center Point Latitude: 15.0 Center Point Longitude: 42.0 (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: High Oblique
Camera Focal Length: 38mm
Camera: N5: Nikon D3S
Film: 4256E : 4256 x 2832 pixel CMOS sensor, 36.0mm x 23.9mm, total pixels: 12.87 million, Nikon FX format.
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 10 (0-10)
NadirGMT Date: 20121020 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 100512 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 11.1, Longitude: 47.5 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Northwest
Sun Azimuth: 227 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 229 nautical miles (424 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 59 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
CaptionsISS033-E-013636 (20 Oct. 2012) --- One of the Expedition 33 crew members aboard the International Space Station took this oblique photograph showing part of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden. Areas that are easily recognized in the picture include parts of Eritrea, Yemen and Ethiopia. Slight haze is also visible.
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