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IdentificationMission: STS61A Roll: 42 Frame: 96 Mission ID on the Film or image: 61-A
Country or Geographic Name: USA-CALIFORNIA
Center Point: Latitude: 42.0 Longitude: -123.0 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Stereo: No (Yes indicates there is an adjacent picture of the same area)
ONC Map ID: JNC Map ID:
CameraCamera Tilt: Low Oblique
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: 50 (26-50)
GMT Date: 19851105 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 184814 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 39.3, Longitude: -128.5 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: East
Sun Azimuth: 154 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 178 nautical miles (330 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 31 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 97
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