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Mission: STS092 Roll: 343 Frame: 18 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS92
Country or Geographic Name: CHAD
Features: LAKE CHAD
Center Point: Latitude: 13.5 Longitude: 14.0 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Stereo: (Yes indicates there is an adjacent picture of the same area)


Camera Tilt: 27
Camera Focal Length: mm
Camera: NK: Nikon 35mm film camera
Film: 5755 : Portra 160NC, color negative, 35mm, ASA 160.


Film Exposure:
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 10 (0-10)


GMT Date: 20001022 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 115104 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 14.9, Longitude: 15.0 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Southwest
Sun Azimuth: 213 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 205 nautical miles (380 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 59 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 166


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