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IdentificationMission: STS061 Roll: 93 Frame: 12 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS61
Country or Geographic Name: ETHIOPIA
Features: ETHIOPIAN PLT., RED SEA
Center Point Latitude: 13.0 Center Point Longitude: 42.0 (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: K-05 JNC Map ID: 51
CameraCamera Tilt: High Oblique
Camera Focal Length: 40mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: VELVI : Fuji, natural color positive, Velvia 50, CS 135-36, ASA 32, standard base.
QualityFilm Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 5 (0-10)
NadirGMT Date: 19931204 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 062443 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 9.7, Longitude: 40.3 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Northeast
Sun Azimuth: 129 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 314 nautical miles (582 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 39 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 29
CaptionsThe southern Red Sea, including the narrow straits of Bab el Mandeb, with the Gulf of Aden [STS061-93-12, 1993].
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