This wide-swath radar multi composite image centred over the island of Ireland . The chief physiographic features of the island are a region of lowlands and a complex system of low mountain ranges. Among the principal ranges shown in the image are the Mourne Mountains in the northeast, the mountains of Donegal in the north, containing Mount Errigal , 752 metres, Maumturk Mountains in the west, and the Wicklow Mountains in the east. The city capitals of Belfast in the northeast ( Northern Ireland ) and Dublin (the Republic of Ireland ) in the southeast are visible as large bright white areas.
The image is made of three ASAR images acquired on different dates and assigning a colour ( RGB ) to each date ( Red : 29 December 2003, Green : 24 March 2003, Blue : 7 July 2003).
Instrument: Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASAR)
Dates of Acquisition: Red : 29 December 2003, Green : 24 March 2003, Blue : 7 July 2003
Instrument features: Image Mode Precision (150 meter resolution)
Orbit Direction: Descending
Orbit number: 9567, 5559, 7062
ASAR Polarization: V/V
NW Lat/Long: N 55.28 / W 10.05
NE Lat/Long: N 54.41 / W 3.31
SE Lat/Long: N 51.07 / W 5.00
SW Lat/Long: N 51.53 / W 11.03