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Mission: STS068 Roll: 239 Frame: 89 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS68
Country or Geographic Name: TAIWAN
Center Point: Latitude: 23.5 Longitude: 119.5 (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: H-12 JNC Map ID: 38


Camera Tilt: 29
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5046 : Kodak, natural color positive, Lumiere 100/5046, ASA 100, standard base.


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


GMT Date: 19941002 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 064628 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 24.4, Longitude: 120.1 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Southwest
Sun Azimuth: 243 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 118 nautical miles (219 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 39 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 30


Taiwan's Pen-Hu Islands [STS068-239-89, 1994].

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