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ISS036-E-2105

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Identification

Mission: ISS036 Roll: E Frame: 2105 Mission ID on the Film or image: ISS036
Country or Geographic Name: USA-ALASKA
Features: MOUNT PAVLOF, ERUPTION PLUME, PAVLOF SISTER
Center Point: Latitude: 55.4 Longitude: -161.9 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

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Camera Tilt: High Oblique
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.

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Film Exposure:
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 10 (0-10)

Nadir

GMT Date: 20130518 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 160400 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 49.1, Longitude: -157.4 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Northwest
Sun Azimuth: 73 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 222 nautical miles (411 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 11 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
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ISS036-E-002105 (17 May 2013) --- The second Alaska volcano to erupt in May was captured by one of the Expedition 36 crew members on the International Space Station. Pavlof volcano, in the Aleutian Islands about 625 miles (1,000 kilometers) southwest of Anchorage, Alaska, jetted lava into the air and spewed an ash cloud 20,000 feet (6,000 meters) high

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