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IdentificationMission: STS052 Roll: 153 Frame: 131 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS52
Country or Geographic Name: QATAR
Features: PAN, PERSIAN G, VIEW N.
Center Point: Latitude: 27.0 Longitude: 51.0 (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: J-07 JNC Map ID:
CameraCamera Tilt: High Oblique
Camera Focal Length: 90mm
Camera: LH: Linhof
Film: QX868 : Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome QX868(5017 emulsion), ASA 64, thin base.
QualityFilm Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 5 (0-10)
GMT Date: 19921027 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 083716 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 22.4, Longitude: 51.3 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: North
Sun Azimuth: 188 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 158 nautical miles (293 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 54 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 75
CaptionsThe Arabian Gulf [STS052-153-131, 1992].
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