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VIRTIS Spectrum of Illuminated Regions

VIRTIS Spectrum of Illuminated Regions

Date: 04 March 2005
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: VIRTIS spectrum of Earth's atmosphere
Copyright: ESA

Typical VIRTIS spectrum of the illuminated part of the Earth's atmosphere. In this spectrum the H2O bands are very strong, as expected.

This spectrum was taken on 5 March 2005 after Rosetta's closest approach to Earth by VIRTIS from a distance of 250 000 kilometres.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
6-Dec-2023 13:41 UT

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