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Earth Topics (Applications)
  • Land
  • Vegetation

  • Ocean and Coast
  • Coastal Geomorphology

    Instrument type
  • HRC
  • Mission
    Date of Launch:
    22 October 2001
    Mission Status:
    Operating nominally
    Orbit Height:
    615 km
    Orbit type:
    LEO Sun-synchronous
    Swath Width:
    14 km
    Proba HRC
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    Last update: 27 July 2015

    The HRC (High Resolution Camera) was launched aboard ESA's Proba-1 satellite on 22 October 2001, and is primarily intended for technology, educational and general public information purposes.

    The HRC has a field of view of 0.358 degrees, and from the current orbit of Proba-1 of about 600km the HRC provides images with a pixel resolution of 8m. The data are grey scale images, an image contains 1026 x 1026 pixels.

    HRC data is supplied in BMP format.

    Data Set Specifications
    Spatial coverage: 90 N, 90 S, 180 W, 180 E
    Temporal coverage: 2002-10-01 - current day
    Processing level
    Level 1
    How to access this data

    Data are available online upon Fast Registration.

    Dataset available on EO CAT

    Terms & Conditions applicable
    Utilisation of this data is subject to ESA's Earth Observation Terms and Conditions


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