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Astronaut Photography of Earth - Display Record
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IdentificationMission: STS040 Roll: 77 Frame: 43 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS40
Country or Geographic Name: USA-MICHIGAN
Features: L. MICHIGAN-SHUTTLE TAIL
Center Point: Latitude: 44.0 Longitude: -86.0 (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: High Oblique
Camera Focal Length: 50mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5017 : Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome, X Professional, ASA 64, standard base.
QualityFilm Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 50 (26-50)
GMT Date: 19910606 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 164209 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 39.1, Longitude: -92.2 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Northeast
Sun Azimuth: 125 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 156 nautical miles (289 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 65 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 19
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