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STS088-721-42

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Identification

Mission: STS088 Roll: 721 Frame: 42 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS88
Country or Geographic Name: AUSTRALIA-WA
Features: NULLARBOR PLAINS, COAST
Center Point: Latitude: -32.0 Longitude: 126.0 (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: Q-12 JNC Map ID: 85

Camera

Camera Tilt: 50
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5069 : Kodak Elite 100S, E6 Reversal, Replaces Lumiere, Warmer in tone vs. Lumiere.

Quality

Film Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 20 (11-25)

Nadir

GMT Date: 19981214 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 031511 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: -29.6, Longitude: 122.7 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Southeast
Sun Azimuth: 47 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 208 nautical miles (385 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 81 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 154

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