Insat2e

The VHRR on board INSAT-2E spacecraft provides imaging capability in water vapour channel (5.7-7.1 ^m) in addition to the visible and thermal IR bands with a ground resolution at the sub-satellite point of 2 km x 2 km in the visible and 8 km x 8 km in the WV (Water Vapour ) & TIR (Thermal Infrared) bands. This geostationary satellite is located over 83.5 0 E.

The important specifications are given in Table-2. Table 2. INSAT 2E - VHRR Specifications

Detectors

Spectral Band (|m)

Resolution (km)

Visible (4)

0.55-0.75

2 x 2

Infra Red (1)

10.5-12.5

8 x 8

Water Vapour (1)

5.7-7.1

8 x 8

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