Tuesday, 5 February 2008

Is It A Bird? A Plane? Norfolk? No, It's Portugal!

The pretty pictures have arrived with an update from the Stevenage Groundstation. Here are two images received from the NOAA Weather Satellites from November/December.

To the right is a comparison between our image (top) with one from http://www.noaa-apt.com/ (bottom). You can see the North Atlantic with a slice of Portugal (not Norfolk) on the right. Above is a shot of Northern Europe with East Anglia and the North Sea visible in the left half of the picture (the sea is black by the way).

There's also a decoding of some Morse telemetry from LUSAT / LO-19. We now know that the Satellite box temperature #4 is 25 degrees Celsius, wow.