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STS080-755-79

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File NameFile Size (bytes)WidthHeightAnnotatedCroppedPurposeComments
View STS080-755-79.TIF 1122186226282591 No Yes ReefBase 1Color adjusted
View STS080-755-79.JPG 441621540631 Yes Yes Publisher RequestWorld Atlas of Coral Reefs Publication
View STS080-755-79.JPG 13111459091063 Yes Yes Publisher RequestWorld Atlas of Coral Reefs Publication
View STS080-755-79.TIF 6980522048004847 No No

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Identification

Mission: STS080 Roll: 755 Frame: 79 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS80
Country or Geographic Name: JAPAN
Features: OKINAWA ISLAND
Center Point: Latitude: 26.5 Longitude: 128.0 (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: JNC Map ID:

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Camera Tilt: 16
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: 20 (11-25)

Nadir

GMT Date: 19961126 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 042659 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 25.7, Longitude: 128.4 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: North
Sun Azimuth: 203 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 190 nautical miles (352 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 40 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 101

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Fringing reefs around Okinawa have been severely damaged or destroyed by sedimentation [STS080-755-79, 1996].

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