PIA01754: Space Radar Image of Baikal Lake, Russia
Target Name: Earth
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
Spacecraft: Space Shuttle
Product Size: 2048 x 1365 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
Producer ID: P44749
Addition Date: 1999-05-01
Primary Data Set: SIRC_PAGE
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Original Caption Released with Image:
This is an X-band black-and-white image of the forests east of the Baikal Forest in the Jablonowy Mountains of Russia. The image is centered at 52.5 degrees north latitude and 116 degrees east longitude near the mining town of Bukatschatscha. This image was acquired by the Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar aboard the space shuttle Endeavour on October 4, 1994, during the second flight of the spaceborne radar.

This area is part of an international research project known as the Taiga Aerospace Investigation using Geographic Information System Applications.
Image Credit:
NASA/JPL

Image Addition Date:
1999-05-01