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STS055-73-J

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Identification

Mission: STS055 Roll: 73 Frame: J Mission ID on the Film or image: STS55
Country or Geographic Name: TUAMOTU ARCHIPELAGO
Features: PALLISER IS., FAKARAVA I.
Center Point: Latitude: -16.0 Longitude: 145.5 (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: JNC Map ID:

Camera

Camera Tilt: Low Oblique
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: 5 (0-10)

Nadir

GMT Date: 1993____ (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: , Longitude: (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction:
Sun Azimuth: (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: nautical miles (0 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number:

Captions

Broad view of the western Tuamotu, including five of the larger atolls: Arutua, Apataki, Kaukura, Toau and Fakarava [STS055-73-J, 1993].

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