New York, United States
January 18, 2006
This HRC image, acquired 7 November 2003, shows Central Park on Manhattan Island, New York. Clearly visible towards the top of the image is the Victorian-era Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir that covers an area of 40 hectares. To the south of it on the east side of Central Park is the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Project for On-Board Autonomy (Proba) is a technology demonstration mission of the European Space Agency. HRC is a miniaturized Cassegrain telescope imaging 25 sq km black and white scenes using the target point and store capability of the spacecraft.
- Satellite: Proba
- Instrument: HRC
- Acquisition: 07-Nov-2003
- Center coordinates: lat. 43.00, lon. -75.00
Topics: PROBA, Human Rights Campaign, European Space Agency, Environment, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis