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Mission: STS064 Roll: 214 Frame: 23 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS64
Country or Geographic Name: USA-CALIFORNIA
Center Point: Latitude: 40.5 Longitude: -122.5 (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 Tilt: 13
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5048 : Kodak, natural color positive, Lumiere 100x/5048, ASA 100x, standard base.


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


GMT Date: 19940917 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 230619 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 40.6, Longitude: -123.0 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: East
Sun Azimuth: 239 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 129 nautical miles (239 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 34 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 130


STS064-214-023 Shasta Lake, California, U.S.A. September 1994
Light blue Shasta Lake, part of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area, is featured in this near-vertical photograph. Surrounded by Shasta-Trinity National Forest, Shasta Lake is drained by the Sacramento River, which is visible near the center of the photograph and extends to the lower left. The darker blue waters of Whiskeytown Lake and parts of Redding are apparent west of Shasta Lake.

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