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IdentificationMission: STS077 Roll: 719 Frame: 105 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS77
Country or Geographic Name: LESSER ANTILLES
Features: ISLA LOS ROQUES, REEFS
Center Point Latitude: 12.0 Center Point Longitude: -67.0 (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: JNC Map ID: 62
CameraCamera Tilt: 29
Camera Focal Length: 100mm
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)
NadirGMT Date: 19960523 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 153629 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 12.2, Longitude: -65.6 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: West
Sun Azimuth: 49 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 153 nautical miles (283 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 77 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 68
CaptionsThe reefs of Los Roques in Venezuela, a large marine protected area where coral cover remains high [STS077-719-105, 1996].
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