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IdentificationMission: STS046 Roll: 90 Frame: 9 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS46
Country or Geographic Name: CORAL SEA
Features: LIHOU REEFS AND CAYS
Center Point: Latitude: -17.0 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: P-15 JNC Map ID:
CameraCamera Tilt: 45
Camera Focal Length: 100mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5025 : Kodak Ektachrome X Professional ASA 64.
QualityFilm Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 0 (0-10)
GMT Date: 19920808 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 025819 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: -17.8, Longitude: 150.1 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: East
Sun Azimuth: 338 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 124 nautical miles (230 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 54 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 120
CaptionsThe vast atoll structure of Lahou Reef in the Coral Sea [STS046-90-9, 1992].
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