La Rochelle, France
January 18, 2006
La Rochelle in France as seen from Proba's CHRIS instrument. 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.
- Satellite: Proba
- Instrument: CHRIS
- Acquisition: 04-Sep-2004
- Center coordinates: lat. 46.10, lon. -01.09
Topics: Environment, PROBA, Remote sensing, European Space Agency, Bidirectional reflectance distribution function, Radiometry, Computer graphics, Astrophysics