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View STS026-41-59.JPG 28811640480 No No ISD 1
View STS026-41-59.JPG 284073827582812 No ReefBase 1
View STS026-41-59.TIF 1097705026202584 No Yes ReefBase 1Color adjusted
View STS026-41-59.JPG 355782540702 Yes Yes Publisher RequestWorld Atlas of Coral Reefs Publication
View STS026-41-59.JPG 10846909091181 Yes Yes Publisher RequestWorld Atlas of Coral Reefs Publication
View STS026-41-59.TIF 4892376440384038 No No

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Mission: STS026 Roll: 41 Frame: 59 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS26
Country or Geographic Name: EGYPT
Center Point: Latitude: 28.0 Longitude: 34.0 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Stereo: No (Yes indicates there is an adjacent picture of the same area)


Camera Tilt: 20
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5017 : Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome, X Professional, ASA 64, standard base.


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


GMT Date: 19881001 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 083339 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 27.0, Longitude: 34.2 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: North
Sun Azimuth: 152 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 171 nautical miles (317 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 56 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 28


Reefs and islands in the southern Gulf of Suez [STS026-41-59, 1988].

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