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STS038-77-11

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File NameFile Size (bytes)WidthHeightAnnotatedCroppedPurposeComments
View STS038-77-11.JPG 33247640480 No No ISD 1
View STS038-77-11_2.TIF 871710424952623 No No ReefBase 1
View STS038-77-11.TIF 940039425012597 No Yes ReefBase 1Color adjusted
View STS038-77-11.JPG 510965540702 Yes Yes Publisher RequestWorld Atlas of Coral Reefs Publication
View STS038-77-11.JPG 17071179091181 Yes Yes Publisher RequestWorld Atlas of Coral Reefs Publication
View STS038-77-11.TIF 4757602039823982 No No

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Identification

Mission: STS038 Roll: 77 Frame: 11 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS38
Country or Geographic Name: SAUDI ARABIA
Features: MASHABIH I/REEFS/LAGOON
Center Point: Latitude: 25.5 Longitude: 36.7 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Stereo: No (Yes indicates there is an adjacent picture of the same area)
ONC Map ID: JNC Map ID:

Camera

Camera Tilt: 21
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5017 : Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome, X Professional, ASA 64, standard base.

Quality

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

Nadir

GMT Date: 19901117 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 130434 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 24.6, Longitude: 36.7 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: North
Sun Azimuth: 237 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 139 nautical miles (257 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 20 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 26

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The Al Wadj Bank. In addition to fringing and barrier reefs, this area includes important seagrass and mangrove communities [STS038-77-11, 1990].

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