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IdentificationMission: ISS034 Roll: E Frame: 35983 Mission ID on the Film or image: ISS034
Country or Geographic Name: INDIAN OCEAN
Features: PAN-TROPICAL CYCLONE FELLENG, EYE, BANDING FEATURES, SEA SURFACE
Center Point: Latitude: -14.0 Longitude: 55.5 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Stereo: (Yes indicates there is an adjacent picture of the same area)
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CameraCamera Tilt: High Oblique
Camera Focal Length: 50mm
Camera: N2: Nikon D2Xs
Film: 4288E : 4288 x 2848 pixel CMOS sensor, RGBG imager color filter.
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 100 (76-100)
GMT Date: 20130129 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 055227 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: -20.5, Longitude: 58.9 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Northwest
Sun Azimuth: 92 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 218 nautical miles (404 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 56 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
CaptionsISS034-E-035983 (28 Jan. 2013) --- This view, photographed by one of the Expedition 34 crew members aboard the International Space Station flying approximately 240 miles above Earth, shows Tropical Cyclone Felleng in the Indian Ocean near Madagascar just prior to being elevated to a Category 4. At the time the photo was taken, the storm was located at 8.5 degrees south latitude and 49.5 degrees east longitude.
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