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IdentificationMission: STS043 Roll: 151 Frame: 77 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS43
Country or Geographic Name: AUSTRALIA-Q
Features: PT.OF ST.LAWRENCE, S.GBR
Center Point: Latitude: -21.0 Longitude: 152.0 (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:
CameraCamera Tilt: 32
Camera Focal Length: 90mm
Camera: LH: Linhof
Film: QX868 : Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome QX868(5017 emulsion), ASA 64, thin base.
QualityFilm Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 40 (26-50)
GMT Date: 19910809 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 044625 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: -19.5, Longitude: 151.2 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Southeast
Sun Azimuth: 308 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 166 nautical miles (307 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 35 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 105
CaptionsSTS043-151-77 Southern end of the Great Barrier Reef (Swain Reefs)
The Capricorn Channel separates the main group from the Capricorn Group closer to the Queensland coast, extending to 24 degrees south latitude. Muddy sediments are in Port Saint Lawrence.
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