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London, UK

January 18, 2006
Part of central London, United Kingdom, seen from Proba's HRC instrument.

On the top left: Buckingam Palace and Trafalgar Square; in the center of the image: Westminster Abbey, The Houses of Parliament and Big Ben.

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.

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: Proba
  • Instrument: HRC
  • Acquisition: 19-Dec-2002
  • Center coordinates: lat. 51.32, lon. 0.50