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STS059-L09-149

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Identification

Mission: STS059 Roll: L09 Frame: 149 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS59
Country or Geographic Name: USA-CALIFORNIA
Features: KLAMATH R, MTS, SUNGLINT
Center Point: Latitude: 42.0 Longitude: -124.0 (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

Camera

Camera Tilt: Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: LH: Linhof
Film: 5048 : Kodak, natural color positive, Lumiere 100x/5048, ASA 100x, standard base.

Quality

Film Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 5 (0-10)

Nadir

GMT Date: 19940410 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 213615 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 43.0, Longitude: -123.0 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Southwest
Sun Azimuth: 214 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 119 nautical miles (220 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 51 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 24

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