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STS030-93-15

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View STS030-93-15.JPG 34192640480 No No ISD 1
View STS030-93-15.JPG 226492540440 Yes Yes NASA's Earth Observatory web site
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Identification

Mission: STS030 Roll: 93 Frame: 15 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS30
Country or Geographic Name: NICARAGUA
Features: GOLFO DE FONSECA
Center Point: Latitude: 13.0 Longitude: -87.5 (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:

Camera

Camera Tilt: 23
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 2443 : Kodak Aerochrome 2443, color IR, thin base, EA-5 process thru June 1999, E-6 process afterward.

Quality

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

Nadir

GMT Date: 19890506 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 142422 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 13.8, Longitude: -86.5 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Southwest
Sun Azimuth: 79 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 177 nautical miles (328 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 42 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 30

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