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STS058-71-28

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Identification

Mission: STS058 Roll: 71 Frame: 28 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS58
Country or Geographic Name: USA-CALIFORNIA
Features: CST.RA.N SAN FRANCISCO
Center Point: Latitude: 40.0 Longitude: -123.0 (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: G-18 JNC Map ID: 28

Camera

Camera Tilt: Low Oblique
Camera Focal Length: 50mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5017 : Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome, X Professional, ASA 64, standard base.

Quality

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

Nadir

GMT Date: 19931018 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 224555 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 34.0, Longitude: -117.9 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Northwest
Sun Azimuth: 234 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 157 nautical miles (291 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 27 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 6

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