skip menus
Home >> Advanced Search >>

The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth

(NASA Crew Earth Observations)


















Photographing the Earth from the International Space Station

Astronaut Photography of Earth - Display Record

STS050-82-98

Low-resolution Browse Image

(Most browse images are not color adjusted.)

Images

Conditions for Use of Images >>
Image Transformation Tutorial >>   Saving, Color Adjusting, and Printing Images >>

Images to View on Your Computer Now

File NameFile Size (bytes)WidthHeightAnnotatedCroppedPurposeComments
View STS050-82-98.JPG 29789640480 No No ISD 1
View STS050-82-98.TIF 626327827852787 No ReefBase 1
View STS050-82-98.JPG 217067540386 Yes Yes Publisher RequestWorld Atlas of Coral Reefs Publication
View STS050-82-98.JPG 344662019021358 Yes Yes Publisher RequestWorld Atlas of Coral Reefs Publication
View STS050-82-98_2.TIF 8072254251195256 No No
View STS050-82-98.TIF 13556252467286716 No No

Request the original image file.

Download a Keyhole Markup Language (KML) file for use in Google Earth.

Electronic Image Data

Camera files only apply to electronic still cameras.
No sound file available.

Identification

Mission: STS050 Roll: 82 Frame: 98 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS50
Country or Geographic Name: BAHAMAS
Features: CAICOS ISLANDS, TAIL
Center Point: Latitude: 22.0 Longitude: -72.0 (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: J-27 JNC Map ID:

Camera

Camera Tilt: 20
Camera Focal Length: 100mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5017 : Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome, X Professional, ASA 64, standard base.

Quality

Film Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 10 (0-10)

Nadir

GMT Date: 19920628 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 164429 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 22.9, Longitude: -72.4 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: South
Sun Azimuth: 77 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 163 nautical miles (302 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 88 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 49

Captions

The Caicos Bank. Much of the central bank is dominated by sand, but there are also important seagrass and mangrove communities [STS050-82-98, 1992].

Download Packaged File.
This option downloads the following items, packaged into a single file, if they are available:
  • Browse image
  • Large JPEG
  • Cataloged information with captions
  • Camera file
  • Sound file


Search the Astronaut Photography Database