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IdentificationMission: STS095 Roll: 705 Frame: 61 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS95
Country or Geographic Name: BAHAMAS
Features: SAN SALVADOR ISLAND
Center Point: Latitude: 24.0 Longitude: -74.5 (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: J-26 JNC Map ID: 47
CameraCamera Tilt: 10
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5069 : Kodak Elite 100S, E6 Reversal, Replaces Lumiere, Warmer in tone vs. Lumiere.
QualityFilm Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 0 (0-10)
GMT Date: 19981031 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 155126 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 24.4, Longitude: -75.3 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Southeast
Sun Azimuth: 160 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 295 nautical miles (546 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 49 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 29
CaptionsBahamas: Conception, Rum Cay, San Salvador Island, low cloud cover and sharp focus make this a good shot for ReefBase GIS.
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