Ottawa Canada
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Ottawa, Canada

January 17, 2006
This Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASAR) multitemporal color composite image shows an area of 100 Km swath width over the city capital of Ottawa , Canada (bright area). It is located on the Ottawa River which forms the Quebec (north of the river)- Ontario (south) provincial border. Visible are Ottawa's large parks and wide streets.

The image is made of two ASAR images acquired on different dates and a "Principal Component 1" image extracted from the two acquired images, and assigning a color ( RGB ) to each image ( Red : 26 March 2003, Green : Principal Component 1, Blue : 30 April 2003).

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: Envisat
  • Instrument: ASAR
  • Acquisition: 30-Apr-2003
  • Orbit nr: 06084
  • Center coordinates: lat. 45.29, lon. -75.28

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