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STS051-72-95

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File NameFile Size (bytes)WidthHeightAnnotatedCroppedPurposeComments
View STS051-72-95.JPG 17716640480 No No ISD 1
View STS051-72-95.TIF 476549826732731 No ReefBase 1
View STS051-72-95.JPG 630663948744464 ReefBase pilot
View STS051-72-95.JPG 303646540526 Yes Yes Publisher RequestWorld Atlas of Coral Reefs Publication
View STS051-72-95_2.JPG 965713909886 Yes Yes Publisher RequestWorld Atlas of Coral Reefs Publication
View STS051-72-95_2.TIF 7645000250575039 No No
View STS051-72-95.TIF 13645317268216668 No No

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Identification

Mission: STS051 Roll: 72 Frame: 95 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS51
Country or Geographic Name: LESSER ANTILLES
Features: BARBADOS I., AGRICULTURE
Center Point: Latitude: 13.0 Longitude: -59.5 (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: K-27 JNC Map ID: 62

Camera

Camera Tilt: 13
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5017 : Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome, X Professional, ASA 64, standard base.

Quality

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

Nadir

GMT Date: 19930914 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 134428 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 12.4, Longitude: -59.6 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: North
Sun Azimuth: 103 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 163 nautical miles (302 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 57 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 34

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Fringing reefs around Barbados have declined over many decades although there are still submerged reefs off the west and southern coasts [STS051-72-95, 1993].

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