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IdentificationMission: STS048 Roll: 87 Frame: 29 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS48
Country or Geographic Name: USA-CALIFORNIA
Features: NORTHERN MOUNTAINS
Center Point: Latitude: 40.5 Longitude: -123.5 (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:
CameraCamera Tilt: 26
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5036 : Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome 5036,200 Professional, ASA 200, stand.
QualityFilm Exposure: Under Exposed
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 25 (11-25)
GMT Date: 19910915 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 022146 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 39.6, Longitude: -125.9 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: East
Sun Azimuth: 290 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 311 nautical miles (576 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: -11 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 33
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