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IdentificationMission: STS044 Roll: 93 Frame: 33 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS44
Country or Geographic Name: CAROLINE ISLANDS
Center Point: Latitude: 7.0 Longitude: 158.0 (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: 35
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
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: 19911128 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 005227 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 5.1, Longitude: 159.3 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Northwest
Sun Azimuth: 205 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 195 nautical miles (361 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 49 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 49
CaptionsPohnpei, with its fringing and barrier reefs, with adjacent atolls [STS044-93-33, 1991].
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