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PROBA-V image of the Black Sea, including the Winter Olympics host city of Sochi (centre of image).

Cloud covers much of the Black Sea itself. This PROBA-V Vegetation image was acquired on 07 February 2014 at 333 m resolution.

The PROBA-V satellite has now been in orbit for almost a year, having been launched on 07 May 2013. The satellite began science operations in December and has now acquired more than 5000 images.

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Credit: European Space Agency (ESA) / Flemish institute for technological research (VITO)