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IdentificationMission: STS068 Roll: 260 Frame: 1 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS68
Country or Geographic Name: USA-CALIFORNIA
Features: COAST, SUNGLINT, CURRENTS
Center Point: Latitude: 40.0 Longitude: -124.0 (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: F16 JNC Map ID: 28
CameraCamera Tilt: 47
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: 0 (0-10)
GMT Date: 19941010 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 184130 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 41.2, Longitude: -125.6 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Southeast
Sun Azimuth: 152 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 111 nautical miles (206 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 38 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 168
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