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View STS033-75-92.JPG 38906640480 No No ISD 1
View STS033-75-92.TIF 723026218361937 No Yes ReefBase 1Color adjusted
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View STS033-75-92.JPG 487639540702 Yes Yes Publisher RequestWorld Atlas of Coral Reefs Publication
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Mission: STS033 Roll: 75 Frame: 92 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS33
Country or Geographic Name: MAURITIUS
Center Point: Latitude: -16.5 Longitude: 59.5 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Stereo: Yes (Yes indicates there is an adjacent picture of the same area)


Camera Tilt: 27
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5017 : Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome, X Professional, ASA 64, standard base.


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


GMT Date: 19891125 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 053529 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: -17.1, Longitude: 61.4 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: West
Sun Azimuth: 102 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 239 nautical miles (443 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 60 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 35


In addition to the main islands of Mauritius and Rodrigues, Mauritius also administers a large area of remote reefs, notably the Carajos Bank [STS033-75-92, 1989].

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