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The Etna crater, Italy - CHRIS image - 30 October 2002
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- Title The Etna crater, Italy - CHRIS image - 30 October 2002
- Released 30/10/2002 12:00 am
- Copyright ESA
Proba image, acquired 30 October 2002, shows the volcano's plume of smoke and ash. The Project for On-Board Autonomy (Proba) is a technology demonstration mission of the European Space Agency.
CHRIS is a push-broom spectrometer capable of imaging up to 200 spectral bands in the visible range. Together with the scanning and manoeuvring capabilities of the spacecraft it supports Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function (BRDF) measurements used in land, sea and atmospheric observations.