Western Cvm of Everest As Seen From Space

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Western Cvm of Everest

This photo was taken by the Expedition 14 crew aboard the International Space Station on 25 October 2006. It shows the Western Cvm on Mt. Everest in Nepal.

ISS014-E-6470 (cataloged with a center point)
Geographic Name: NEPAL
Features: MT. EVEREST, WESTERN CWM
Date (YYYYMMDD): 20061025 Latitude: 28.1 Longitude: 86.7 Focal Length: 400mm
ISS nadir point: 30.5 N, 87.6 E
Photo center point: 28.1 N, 86.7 E
Nadir to Photo Center: South
Spacecraft Altitude: 181 nautical miles (335km)
Country or Geographic Name: NEPAL
Features: MT. EVEREST, WESTERN CWM
Cloud Cover Percentage: 50 (26-50)%
Sun Elevation Angle: 23
Sun Azimuth: 240
Camera: E4: Kodak DCS760C Electronic Still Camera
Focal Length: 400mm
Camera Tilt: 40 degrees
Format: 3060E : 3060 x 2036 pixel CCD, RGBG array.
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