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Mission: STS065 Roll: 92 Frame: 50 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS65
Country or Geographic Name: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Center Point: Latitude: -11.5 Longitude: 153.0 (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: M-14 JNC Map ID: 71


Camera Tilt: 53
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5048 : Kodak, natural color positive, Lumiere 100x/5048, ASA 100x, standard base.


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


GMT Date: 19940720 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 014509 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: -7.9, Longitude: 153.4 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: South
Sun Azimuth: 4 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 161 nautical miles (298 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 61 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 182


The Calvados Barrier Reef is a spectacular structure, here encicling Sudest Island [STS065-92-50, 1994].

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