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STS047-151-1

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Identification

Mission: STS047 Roll: 151 Frame: 1 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS47
Country or Geographic Name: USA-CALIFORNIA
Features: COAST, CRESCENT CITY
Center Point: Latitude: 42.0 Longitude: -124.5 (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: F-16 JNC Map ID: 28

Camera

Camera Tilt: 14
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: LH: Linhof
Film: QX868 : Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome QX868(5017 emulsion), ASA 64, thin base.

Quality

Film Exposure: Under Exposed
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 5 (0-10)

Nadir

GMT Date: 19920913 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 012500 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 42.7, Longitude: -124.7 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: South
Sun Azimuth: 264 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 169 nautical miles (313 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 13 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 8

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