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Mission: STS045 Roll: 152 Frame: 20 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS45
Country or Geographic Name: TURKMENISTAN
Center Point: Latitude: 37.0 Longitude: 60.5 (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: G-05 JNC Map ID: 23


Camera Tilt: 22
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: LH: Linhof
Film: QX868 : Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome QX868(5017 emulsion), ASA 64, thin base.


Film Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 35 (26-50)


GMT Date: 19920328 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 110750 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 37.6, Longitude: 59.6 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Southeast
Sun Azimuth: 242 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 163 nautical miles (302 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 36 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 63


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