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IdentificationMission: STS093 Roll: 702 Frame: 70 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS93
Country or Geographic Name: AUSTRALIA-WA
Features: HOUTMAN ABROLHOS
Center Point: Latitude: -28.5 Longitude: 114.0 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
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ONC Map ID: JNC Map ID:
CameraCamera Tilt: 12
Camera Focal Length: 100mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5069 : Kodak Elite 100S, E6 Reversal, Replaces Lumiere, Warmer in tone vs. Lumiere.
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 10 (0-10)
GMT Date: 19990724 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 021951 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: -28.1, Longitude: 114.4 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Southwest
Sun Azimuth: 37 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 155 nautical miles (287 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 33 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 15
CaptionsThe Houtman Abrolhos have a very high diversity of species considering their southerly latitude, but also incorporate more temperate species and macroalgal communities [STS093-702-70, 1999].
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