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STS028-87-12

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Identification

Mission: STS028 Roll: 87 Frame: 12 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS28
Country or Geographic Name: USA-CALIFORNIA
Features: OREGON&CALIFORNIA COAST
Center Point: Latitude: 41.5 Longitude: -122.5 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

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

Camera Tilt: High Oblique
Camera Focal Length: 100mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5017 : Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome, X Professional, ASA 64, standard base.

Quality

Film Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 30 (26-50)

Nadir

GMT Date: 19890810 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 222314 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 47.1, Longitude: -123.8 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: South
Sun Azimuth: 229 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 163 nautical miles (302 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 49 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 39

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