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Solar field wonders

The PS10 and PS20 power plants of the Solúcar Complex in Spain — the largest solar energy complex in Europe — are an impressive combination of brilliant engineering, staggering size, and stunning appearance.

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Switzerland

02 December 2016

Multiple scans from the Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite have been stitched together to create this complete image of Switzerland.

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Japan

25 November 2016

Sentinel-3A captured part of Japan on 12 May in this false-colour image.

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Talampaya National Park, Argentina

21 November 2016


The Talampaya National Park is located between the Andes Mountains and the Sierras Pampaneas at a height of about 1,500m, spread over 2,150 km2.

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Gibson Desert

18 November 2016

The Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the Gibson Desert in Western Australia in this false-colour image.

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Barlee Range, Australia

15 November 2016


This fascinating 100 m Proba-V image shows the Barlee Range in Western Australia. The area is known for deep gorges and an extensive network of springs, pools and waterfalls, banded sedimentary formations and is also home to a Nature Reserve.

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Discover more about our planet with the Earth from Space video programme. Join ESA every Friday at 10:00 CEST for an 800 km-high tour with spectacular images from Earth-observing satellites.

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See views of the Earth acquired by the Proba-V satellite. A new Proba-V image, produced by VITO, is published each week and demonstrates applications of the vegetation mission.

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The Earth Watching project is an ESA/ESRIN service to help local authorities and to promote the benefits of remote sensing data during emergencies, sending images and articles to newspapers, magazines and TV stations.

The Earth Watching website features not only imagery of natural disasters, but also promotes various satellite remote sensing applications through images and articles. Some examples are shown in the special events part of the website.

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