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Astronaut Photography of Earth - Display Record
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IdentificationMission: STS027 Roll: 34 Frame: 39 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS27
Country or Geographic Name: KAZAKHSTAN
Features: ARAL SEA
Center Point Latitude: 46.0 Center Point Longitude: 61.0 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Stereo: Yes (Yes indicates there is an adjacent picture of the same area)
ONC Map ID: JNC Map ID:
CameraCamera Tilt: 54
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: 19881205 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 045958 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 41.5, Longitude: 64.1 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Northwest
Sun Azimuth: 143 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 240 nautical miles (444 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 17 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 41
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