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STS062-90-81

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File NameFile Size (bytes)WidthHeightAnnotatedCroppedPurposeComments
View STS062-90-81.JPG 32598640480 No No ISD 1
View STS062-90-81_2.TIF 492490625892574 No No ReefBase 1
View STS062-90-81.TIF 656686225442574 No Yes ReefBase 1Color adjusted
View STS062-90-81.JPG 463404540702 Yes Yes Publisher RequestWorld Atlas of Coral Reefs Publication
View STS062-90-81.JPG 15019559091181 Yes Yes Publisher RequestWorld Atlas of Coral Reefs Publication
View STS062-90-81.TIF 4798315639993999 No No

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Identification

Mission: STS062 Roll: 90 Frame: 81 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS62
Country or Geographic Name: SAUDI ARABIA
Features: JIDDAH AREA
Center Point: Latitude: 21.5 Longitude: 39.0 (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: J-06 JNC Map ID: 35

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Camera Tilt: 39
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5046 : Kodak, natural color positive, Lumiere 100/5046, ASA 100, standard base.

Quality

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

Nadir

GMT Date: 19940307 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 114034 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 21.3, Longitude: 41.2 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: West
Sun Azimuth: 235 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 163 nautical miles (302 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 48 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 47

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The Red Sea coastline running north from Jeddah. Although reefs have been badly disrupted as this city has grown, important fringing and patch reefs remain to north and south [STS062-90-81, 1994].

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