Mapam Lake Haze Over Nepal As Seen From Orbit

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Mapam Lake and atmospheric haze in Nepal

This photo was taken by the Expedition 6 crew aboard the International Space Station on 26 April 2003. It shows Mapam Lake and atmospheric haze in Nepal.

ISS006-E-52604 (cataloged with a center point)
Geographic Name: NEPAL
Features: MAPAM LAKE, HIMALAYA, HAZE
Date (YYYYMMDD): 20030426 Latitude: 30.0 Longitude: 82.0 Focal Length: 80mm
ISS nadir point: 34.9° N, 81.5° E
Photo center point: 30.0° N, 82.0° E
Nadir to Photo Center: South
Spacecraft Altitude: 207 nautical miles (383km)
Country or Geographic Name: NEPAL
Features: MAPAM LAKE, HIMALAYA, HAZE
Cloud Cover Percentage: 10 (0-10)%
Sun Elevation Angle: 18°
Sun Azimuth: 86°
Camera: N1: Nikon D1
Focal Length: 80mm
Camera Tilt: 55 degrees
Format: 2000E : 2000 x 1312 pixel CCD, RGBG imager color filter.
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