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STS080-718-46

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File NameFile Size (bytes)WidthHeightAnnotatedCroppedPurposeComments
View STS080-718-46.TIF 199820613341030 No Yes ReefBase 1Color adjusted
View STS080-718-46.JPG 331096727232780 No ReefBase 1
View STS080-718-46.JPG 358136540631 Yes Yes Publisher RequestWorld Atlas of Coral Reefs Publication
View STS080-718-46.JPG 11438849091063 Yes Yes Publisher RequestWorld Atlas of Coral Reefs Publication
View STS080-718-46.TIF 4858169640643984 No No
View STS080-718-46_2.TIF 7883327851505102 No No

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Identification

Mission: STS080 Roll: 718 Frame: 46 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS80
Country or Geographic Name: CARIBBEAN SEA
Features: CAYO DE SERRANA
Center Point: Latitude: 14.5 Longitude: -80.0 (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:

Camera

Camera Tilt: 30
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5046 : Kodak, natural color positive, Lumiere 100/5046, ASA 100, standard base.

Quality

Film Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 25 (11-25)

Nadir

GMT Date: 19961205 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 153640 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 13.5, Longitude: -81.5 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Northeast
Sun Azimuth: 145 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 188 nautical miles (348 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 47 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 250

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The Serrana Bank, Columbia. An isolated reef structure in the Caribbean Sea [STS080-718-46, 1996].

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