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IdentificationMission: STS038 Roll: 83 Frame: 38 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS38
Country or Geographic Name: GULF OF ADEN
Features: SUN GLINT-COAST YEMEN A
Center Point: Latitude: 15.5 Longitude: 52.5 (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:
CameraCamera Tilt: Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5017 : Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome, X Professional, ASA 64, standard base.
QualityFilm Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 0 (0-10)
GMT Date: 19901118 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 094945 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 16.4, Longitude: 53.3 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Southwest
Sun Azimuth: 215 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 119 nautical miles (220 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 47 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 40
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