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IdentificationMission: STS059 Roll: 154 Frame: 155 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS59
Country or Geographic Name: USA-CALIFORNIA
Features: SACRAMENTO RIVER & V.
Center Point Latitude: 40.0 Center Point Longitude: -122.5 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Stereo: Yes (Yes indicates there is an adjacent picture of the same area)
ONC Map ID: F-16 JNC Map ID: 28
CameraCamera Tilt: 38
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: LH: Linhof
Film: 5046 : Kodak, natural color positive, Lumiere 100/5046, ASA 100, standard base.
QualityFilm Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 10 (0-10)
NadirGMT Date: 19940411 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 211836 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 40.7, Longitude: -121.1 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Southwest
Sun Azimuth: 212 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 119 nautical miles (220 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 54 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 40
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