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View STS106-706-82.JPG 24494515512 No No From ISD PhotoCDs
View STS106-706-82_2.JPG 7832910311024 No No From ISD PhotoCDs
View STS106-706-82.JPG 161027540435 Yes Yes NASA's Earth Observatory web site
View STS106-706-82_3.JPG 26371520632048 No No From ISD PhotoCDs
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Mission: STS106 Roll: 706 Frame: 82 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS106
Country or Geographic Name: EGYPT
Features: NEW VALLEY
Center Point: Latitude: 22.5 Longitude: 31.5 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

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


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


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


GMT Date: 200009__ (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: , Longitude: (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction:
Sun Azimuth: (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: nautical miles (0 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number:


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