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IdentificationMission: STS068 Roll: 244 Frame: 94 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS68
Country or Geographic Name: SOLOMON ISLANDS
Features: RENNELL I., LAKE TUNGANO
Center Point: Latitude: -12.0 Longitude: 160.5 (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: N-16 JNC Map ID: 72
CameraCamera Tilt: 12
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5046 : Kodak, natural color positive, Lumiere 100/5046, ASA 100, standard base.
QualityFilm Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 5 (0-10)
GMT Date: 19941007 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 035058 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: -11.7, Longitude: 160.2 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Southeast
Sun Azimuth: 275 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 117 nautical miles (217 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 49 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 109
CaptionsEast Rennell, a World Heritage Site, is an uplifted atoll, with the brackish Lake Tegano filling the former lagoon [STS068-244-94, 1994].
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