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STS026-42-85

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File NameFile Size (bytes)WidthHeightAnnotatedCroppedPurposeComments
View STS026-42-85.JPG 25244640480 No No ISD 1
View STS026-42-85.TIF 1123251225222320 No Yes ReefBase 1Color adjusted
View STS026-42-85_2.TIF 2021297226222569 No No ReefBase 1
View STS026-42-85.JPG 542298540702 Yes Yes Publisher RequestWorld Atlas of Coral Reefs Publication
View STS026-42-85.JPG 18634789091181 Yes Yes Publisher RequestWorld Atlas of Coral Reefs Publication
View STS026-42-85.TIF 5033740840964096 No No

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Identification

Mission: STS026 Roll: 42 Frame: 85 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS26
Country or Geographic Name: TANZANIA
Features: ZANZIBAR CHANNEL
Center Point: Latitude: -6.0 Longitude: 39.0 (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:

Camera

Camera Tilt: 17
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5017 : Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome, X Professional, ASA 64, standard base.

Quality

Film Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 5 (0-10)

Nadir

GMT Date: 19881001 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 132658 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: -6.1, Longitude: 39.8 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: West
Sun Azimuth: 269 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 162 nautical miles (300 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 25 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 31

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The Zanzibar Channel in Tanzania, with numerous important patch reefs [STS026-42-85, 1988].

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