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Nepal's Tribhuvan International Airport As Seen From Orbit

Status Report From: NASA HQ
Posted: Monday, January 5, 2015

 

This photo was taken by the Expedition 25 crew aboard the International Space Station on 9 November 2010. It shows Tribhuvan International Airport and metropolitan Kathmandu, Nepal.

NASA Photo ID:ISS025-E-13128

Focal Length: 400mm

Date taken: 2010.11.09 

Time taken: 06:41:26 GMT 

ISS nadir point: 27.7° N, 83.9° E

Photo center point: 27.7° N, 85.3° E

Nadir to Photo Center: East

Spacecraft Altitude: 190 nautical miles (352km)

Country or Geographic Name: NEPAL

Features: KATHMANDU, AIRPORT, BAGMATI R., FOR., MTS.

Cloud Cover Percentage: 10 (0-10)%

Sun Elevation Angle: 45°

Sun Azimuth: 191°

Camera: N2: Nikon D2Xs

Focal Length: 400mm

Camera Tilt: 24 degrees

Format: 4288E : 4288 x 2848 pixel CMOS sensor, RGBG imager color filter.

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