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STS056-155-242

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File NameFile Size (bytes)WidthHeightAnnotatedCroppedPurposeComments
View STS056-155-242.JPG 41175640480 No No ISD 1
View STS056-155-242.TIF 8660810848006014 No No Coral Reef Atlas Publication
View STS056-155-242.JPG 564917540702 Yes Yes Publisher RequestWorld Atlas of Coral Reefs Publication
View STS056-155-242.JPG 17646679091181 Yes Yes Publisher RequestWorld Atlas of Coral Reefs Publication
View STS056-155-242.TIF 8660810848006014 No No

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Identification

Mission: STS056 Roll: 155 Frame: 242 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS56
Country or Geographic Name: INDONESIA-J
Features: DJAKARTA BAY AND CITY
Center Point: Latitude: -5.5 Longitude: 107.0 (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: M-10 JNC Map ID: 70

Camera

Camera Tilt: 4
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: LH: Linhof
Film: QX868 : Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome QX868(5017 emulsion), ASA 64, thin base.

Quality

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

Nadir

GMT Date: 19930416 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 005945 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: -5.5, Longitude: 107.2 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: West
Sun Azimuth: 75 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 160 nautical miles (296 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 30 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 125

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Jakarta produces considerable quantities of sedimentation and pollution. The impacts of these on coral cover and diversity decline with distance across the reefs of Kepulauan Seribu [STS056-155-242, 1993].

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