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Source: The post is based on the article “ISRO releases images of Earth captured by its EOS-06 satellite” published in The Hindu on 31st March 2023
What is the News?
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has released images of Earth captured by the EOS-06 satellite.
What is EOS-06?
Earth Observation satellite(EOS-6) is the third-generation satellite in the Oceansat series.
It was launched by ISRO onboard the PSLV-C54 along with eight Nano-satellites in 2022.
It provides continued services of Oceansat-2 with enhanced payload capability.
It carries four payloads: 1) Ocean Color Monitor (OCM-3), 2) Sea Surface Temperature Monitor (SSTM), 3) Ku-Band Scatterometer (SCAT-3) and 4) ARGOS.
To observe ocean color data, sea surface temperature and wind vector data to use in Oceanography, climatic and meteorological applications.
To support value-added products such as potential fishing zones using chlorophyll, Sea Surface Temperature(SST) and wind speed and land-based geophysical parameters