China releases first imagery from FY-4A

March 3rd, 2017 |

True-Color Imagery from FY-4A, 0515 UTC on 20 February 2017

The first imagery from the Chinese Satellite FY-4A has been released. The true-color composite, above, was generated from two visible and one near-infrared channel. The image below shows all 14 Bands on the satellite.

14 Channels and a True Color Composite from FY-4A, 0515 UTC on 20 February 2017 (Click to enlarge)

In addition to the 14-channel Advanced Geostationary Radiation Imagery (AGRI), from which the imagery above was derived, FY-4A also carries a Lightning Mapper Imager, The Geostationary Interferometric Infrared Sounder (GIIRS) and a Space Environment Package. For more information and imagery, click here or here.