View Full Version : A Brand New “Blue Marble” View of Earth

2012-Aug-07, 09:40 PM
Europe’s latest geostationary weather satellite has captured its first image of Earth, and it’s a beauty! The Spinning Enhanced Visible and Infrared Imager (SEVIRI) instrument on the Meteosat Second Generation-3 (MSG-3) satellite was launched on July 5, 2012, and has since been in the commission stage. ESA says it will still be a couple of [...]

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2012-Aug-08, 01:07 AM
Was this a genuine color image, or was it originally greyscale put through artificial coloring during processing?