Prague Czech Republic
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Prague, Czech Republic

January 17, 2006
This KOMPSAT image shows Prague, capital of the Czech Republic sitting astride the Vltava River. On the western banks of the river we can see Prague Castle. To the east of the river within the 'Stare Mesto' we can see Wenceslas Square site of the 1989 'Velvet' Revolution which lead to the fall of communism in the country.

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: KOMPSAT
  • Instrument: Kompsat
  • Acquisition: 09-Apr-2002
  • Orbit nr: 12281
  • Center coordinates: lat. 50.06, lon. 14.38

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