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IdentificationMission: STS055 Roll: 97 Frame: 58 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS55
Country or Geographic Name: COOK ISLANDS
Features: BRUSHWOOD ISLANDS
Center Point: Latitude: -13.0 Longitude: -163.0 (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: N-19 JNC Map ID: 73
CameraCamera Tilt: 43
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: VELVI : Fuji, natural color positive, Velvia 50, CS 135-36, ASA 32, standard base.
QualityFilm Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 0 (0-10)
GMT Date: 19930503 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 005648 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: -15.1, Longitude: -164.3 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Northeast
Sun Azimuth: 314 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 161 nautical miles (298 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 47 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 103
CaptionsSuwarrow Atoll, an isolated atoll in the northern Cook Islands [STS055-97-58, 1993].
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