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IdentificationMission: STS61A Roll: 40 Frame: 70 Mission ID on the Film or image: 61-A
Country or Geographic Name: PHILIPPINES
Features: COTABATO, MINDANAO
Center Point Latitude: 7.0 Center Point Longitude: 124.5 (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: JNC Map ID:
CameraCamera Tilt: 10
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5017 : Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome, X Professional, ASA 64, standard base.
QualityFilm Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 10 (0-10)
NadirDate: 19851105 (YYYYMMDD)GMT Time: 002536 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 7.3, Longitude: 124.1 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Southeast
Sun Azimuth: 117 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 175 nautical miles (324 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 39 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 85
CaptionsBongo Island lies sufficiently far from the major riverine sedimentation associated with the adjacent areas of Mindanao to allow fringing reefs to develop [STS61A-40-70, 1985].
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