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STS039-89-45

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Identification

Mission: STS039 Roll: 89 Frame: 45 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS39
Country or Geographic Name: USA-CALIFORNIA
Features: CA.COASTLINE, MTNS.
Center Point: Latitude: 40.0 Longitude: -124.0 (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: Low Oblique
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 2443 : Kodak Aerochrome 2443, color IR, thin base, EA-5 process thru June 1999, E-6 process afterward.

Quality

Film Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 20 (11-25)

Nadir

GMT Date: 19910429 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 222139 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 43.4, Longitude: -127.8 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Southeast
Sun Azimuth: 228 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 142 nautical miles (263 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 52 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 25

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