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Mission: STS078 Roll: 748 Frame: 10 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS78
Country or Geographic Name: SAUDI ARABIA
Center Point: Latitude: 26.5 Longitude: 50.0 (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: H-06 JNC Map ID: 35


Camera Tilt: 18
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: 19960625 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 103059 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 25.7, Longitude: 49.9 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: North
Sun Azimuth: 271 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 146 nautical miles (270 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 65 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 78


The port of Dammam in Saudi Arabia, showing intensive coastal development [STS078-748-10, 1996].

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