Yangon River Myanmar
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Yangon River, Myanmar

January 16, 2006
The Yangon River in Myanmar (Burma), flowing past the city of the same name into the Bago River. This CHRIS image was acquired on 3 March 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: 03-Mar-2005
  • Center coordinates: lat. 16.47, lon. 96.08

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