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File NameFile Size (bytes)WidthHeightAnnotatedCroppedPurposeComments
View STS060-75-25.JPG 15360640480 No No ISD 1
View STS060-75-25.TIF 237331416471303 No Yes ReefBase 1Color adjusted
View STS060-75-25_2.TIF 410904821671971 No ReefBase 1
View STS060-75-25.JPG 312022540526 Yes Yes Publisher RequestWorld Atlas of Coral Reefs Publication
View STS060-75-25_2.JPG 945987909886 Yes Yes Publisher RequestWorld Atlas of Coral Reefs Publication
View STS060-75-25.TIF 4815920139814032 No No

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Mission: STS060 Roll: 75 Frame: 25 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS60
Country or Geographic Name: INDIAN OCEAN
Center Point: Latitude: -12.5 Longitude: 123.0 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Stereo: (Yes indicates there is an adjacent picture of the same area)


Camera Tilt:
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5017 : Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome, X Professional, ASA 64, standard base.


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


GMT Date: 199402__ (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: , Longitude: (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction:
Sun Azimuth: (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: nautical miles (0 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number:


A number of reefs, including Ashmore Reef, lie right om the edge of the continental shelf in the far northwest of Australia [STS060-75-25, 1994].

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