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IdentificationMission: STS055 Roll: 73 Frame: 38 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS55
Country or Geographic Name: BAHAMAS
Features: LONG ISLAND, RUM CAY
Center Point Latitude: 23.5 Center Point Longitude: -75.0 (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-26 JNC Map ID: 47
CameraCamera Tilt: 15
Camera Focal Length: 100mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5017 : Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome, X Professional, ASA 64, standard base.
QualityFilm Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 5 (0-10)
NadirGMT Date: 19930429 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 151933 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 23.6, Longitude: -74.3 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: West
Sun Azimuth: 107 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 163 nautical miles (302 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 66 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 49
CaptionsLong Island, Bahamas [STS055-73-38, 1993].
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