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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS026-43-55 Date: Oct. 1988
Geographic Region: USA-HAWAII

STS026-043-055 Kure Atoll, Hawaii, U.S.A. October 1988
Kure Island, an atoll at the extreme western end of the Hawaiian Islands, lies approximately 60 miles (97 kilometers) west of the Midway Islands in the north-central Pacific Ocean. The atoll, with a diameter of approximately 7 miles (10 kilometers), is a ring of coral reefs encircling a shallow lagoon. Uninhabited by humans, the atoll serves as a bird sanctuary. Green Island is the larger island toward the southeast.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 257k
Mission: STS026  
Roll - Frame: 43 - 55
Geographical Name: USA-HAWAII  
Features: KURE ISLAND  
Center Lat x Lon: 28.5N x 178.5W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 5
Camera:: HB
Camera Tilt: 15   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: W   The direction from the nadir to the center point, N=North, S=South, E=East, W=West
Stereo?: Y   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 36  
Date: 19881001   YYYYMMDD
Time: 203245   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 28.4N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 177.7W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 117   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 175   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 34   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: ATOLL  
Water Views: LAGOON, REEF  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views:  
City Views:  

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