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HRC is a black and white camera with a miniaturised telescope. With a high spatial resolution of five metres, HRC can acquire images with an area of 25 square kilometres. As well as studying the Earth, the spacecraft also returns data on its own immediate environment. The telescope is of Cassegrain type with an aperture size of 115 mm and a focal length of 2296 mm.
Technical Characteristics
Spatial Resolution:
8 m
Swath Width:
Earth Topics
Agriculture ( Forestry ), Land ( Vegetation ), Ocean and Coast ( Coastal Geomorphology ), Water ( Water Management )
Related Instruments
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Earth from Space - Africa General Reference download
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Proba-1 back in operation

20 February 2015

After a short period of inactivity, Proba-1 was successfully put back in Energy mode (by ESA Redu station) on Monday 09 February 2015 at 03:10 UTC and the imaging activities were restarted on Thursday 12 February 2015.