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Mount St Helens United States
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Mount St. Helens, United States

January 18, 2006
A CHRIS image showing the smoking crater of the Mount St. Helens volcano in the United States, acquired 25 February 2005. 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: 25-Feb-2005
  • Center coordinates: lat. 46.20, lon. -112.18