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IdentificationMission: STS033 Roll: 73 Frame: 61 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS33
Country or Geographic Name: NEW CALEDONIA
Features: BAIE DE NEHOUE
Center Point: Latitude: -20.5 Longitude: 164.0 (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: 6
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: 5 (0-10)
GMT Date: 19891123 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 224628 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: -20.9, Longitude: 164.1 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: North
Sun Azimuth: 95 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 232 nautical miles (430 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 61 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 15
CaptionsThe world's second largest barrier reef encircles Grande Terre [STS033-73-61, 1989].
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