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Delhi, India

January 19, 2006
Delhi, capital of India, shown in a detail from a Proba's HRC image acquired 4 October 2003. The circular area is Connaught Place, the hub of 'New' Delhi. Within the full version of the image can also be seen the city's 40-metre-high war monument, the India Gate.

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: 04-Oct-2003
  • Center coordinates: lat. 28.70, lon. 77.25