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STS088-724-70

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Identification

Mission: STS088 Roll: 724 Frame: 70 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS88
Country or Geographic Name: OCEAN
Features: SUNGLINT, SPACE DEBRIS
Center Point: Latitude: Longitude: (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: L-05 JNC Map ID: 51

Camera

Camera Tilt: High Oblique
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: 90 (76-100)

Nadir

GMT Date: 19981211 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 201844 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: -23.5, Longitude: 14.0 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Northwest
Sun Azimuth: 223 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 214 nautical miles (396 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: -30 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 118

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