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IdentificationMission: ISS033 Roll: E Frame: 14658 Mission ID on the Film or image: ISS033
Country or Geographic Name: BHUTAN
Features: HIMALAYA, PEAKS, GLACIERS, LAKES
Center Point Latitude: 28.0 Center Point Longitude: 91.6 (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: 09
Camera Focal Length: 800mm
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: 20121021 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 075014 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 28.3, Longitude: 92.1 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Southwest
Sun Azimuth: 224 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 227 nautical miles (420 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 39 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
CaptionsISS033-E-014658 (21 Oct. 2012) --- This photograph of Bhutan, taken by one of the Expedition 33 crew members aboard the International Space Station, shows a number of Himalayan peaks, glaciers and lakes. The space station was flying over a nadir point located at 28.3 degrees north latitude and 92.1 degrees east longitude when the image was recorded.
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