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STS61C-31-2

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Identification

Mission: STS61C Roll: 31 Frame: 2 Mission ID on the Film or image: 61-C
Country or Geographic Name: ATLANTIC OCEAN
Features: SPACE DEBRIS
Center Point: Latitude: Longitude: (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:

Camera

Camera Tilt: High Oblique
Camera Focal Length: 100mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5017 : Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome, X Professional, ASA 64, standard base.

Quality

Film Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 70 (51-75)

Nadir

GMT Date: 19860112 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 135925 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: -11.5, Longitude: 2.2 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction:
Sun Azimuth: 246 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 175 nautical miles (324 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 59 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 2

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