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Stromboli Italy
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Stromboli, Italy

January 17, 2006
This CHRIS image of Italy's Stromboli volcano was acquired by the Proba instrument on 3 December 2003. Stromboli is one of the Aeolian Islands, and stands about 900 meters above the level of the Tyrrhenian Sea.

The Project for On-Board Autonomy (Proba) is a technology demonstration mission of the European Space Agency. CHRIS is a push-broom spectrometer capable of imaging up to 200 spectral bands in the visible range. Together with the scanning and maneuvering capabilities of the spacecraft it supports Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function (BRDF) measurements used in land, sea and atmospheric observations.

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: Proba
  • Instrument: CHRIS
  • Acquisition: 03-Dec-2003
  • Center coordinates: lat. 38.79, lon. 15.21


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