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IdentificationMission: STS026 Roll: 41 Frame: 59 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS26
Country or Geographic Name: EGYPT
Features: STRAIT OF GUBAL
Center Point Latitude: 28.0 Center Point 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)
ONC Map ID: JNC Map ID:
CameraCamera Tilt: 20
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5017 : Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome, X Professional, ASA 64, standard base.
QualityFilm Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 0 (0-10)
NadirGMT 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
CaptionsReefs and islands in the southern Gulf of Suez [STS026-41-59, 1988].
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