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STS059-L03-139

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Identification

Mission: STS059 Roll: L03 Frame: 139 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS59
Country or Geographic Name: USA
Features: CLOUDS
Center Point: Latitude: Longitude: (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: F-16 JNC Map ID: 28

Camera

Camera Tilt: Low Oblique
Camera Focal Length: 90mm
Camera: LH: Linhof
Film: 5048 : Kodak, natural color positive, Lumiere 100x/5048, ASA 100x, standard base.

Quality

Film Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 90 (76-100)

Nadir

GMT Date: 19940416 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 193855 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 40.5, Longitude: -124.5 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction:
Sun Azimuth: 161 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 114 nautical miles (211 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 59 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 120

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