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Mission: STS038 Roll: 75 Frame: 43 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS38
Country or Geographic Name: INDONESIA
Center Point: Latitude: -8.2 Longitude: 128.7 (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: 25
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: 5 (0-10)


GMT Date: 19901117 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 021745 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: -8.2, Longitude: 129.8 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: West
Sun Azimuth: 134 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 142 nautical miles (263 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 74 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 18


Luang and Ukenao Atolls to the east of East Timor [STS038-75-43, 1990].

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