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IdentificationMission: STS065 Roll: 95 Frame: 82 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS65
Country or Geographic Name: JAMAICA
Features: KINGSTON, PORTLAND BIGHT
Center Point: Latitude: 18.0 Longitude: -77.5 (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-26 JNC Map ID: 47
CameraCamera Tilt: 38
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5048 : Kodak, natural color positive, Lumiere 100x/5048, ASA 100x, standard base.
QualityFilm Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 25 (11-25)
GMT Date: 19940715 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 160912 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 17.5, Longitude: -75.5 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: West
Sun Azimuth: 71 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 160 nautical miles (296 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 76 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 112
CaptionsPortland Bight in southern Jamaica. This important area for coral reefs and mangroves was declared a protected area in 1999, and has full community involvement in its management [STS065-95-82, 1994].
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