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Henderson Island

20 April 2018

The Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite captured this image of Henderson Island on 22 March 2018.

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Hyderabad, India

13 April 2018

The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over southern India to the capital of Telangana: Hyderabad in this image of 14 May 2017.

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Sahara dust storm, Egypt

10 April 2018

Proba-V caught a glimpse of the dust when it crossed the Mediterranean, north of the Nile delta (red colour) in Egypt, as illustrated by this 333m false-colour image of 25 March 2018.

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Lake Baikal, Siberia

06 April 2018

The Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite takes us over southern Siberia in this image from 14 March 2018 and shows the world's largest freshwater lake: Lake Baikal.

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Vienna, Austria

03 April 2018

This week's Proba-V image, acquired in August 2017, depicts the city of Vienna, Austria, which is split in two by the mighty and meandering Danube River.

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Egg Island, Bahamas

30 March 2018

The image, which Sentinel-2B captured on 02 February 2018, shows the sharp contrast between the beautiful shallow turquoise waters to the southwest and the deeper darker Atlantic waters to the northeast. Ripples of sand waves created by currents stand out in the shallow waters.

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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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