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CUTE-1.7+APDII Earth Picture analysis




CUTE-1.7+APDII camera Earth Picture was analyzed
by the grand station as follows.

First, rotate the picture by 180degrees.
Can you see land in the left side of the picture?

http://lss.mes.titech.ac.jp/ssp/cute1.7/blog/080601_Picture_180degRotated.jpg

Using the Google Earth and see Japan from the position of Cute-1.7
then trim the image by 50degrees. Coastlines are identical.

http://lss.mes.titech.ac.jp/ssp/cute1.7/blog/080601_Picture_GoogleEarth_Japan.jpg

To clearly compare them, look at the picture below.
In the picture, parts of coastlines are accentuated.
Also, shapes of clouds looks the same.

http://lss.mes.titech.ac.jp/ssp/cute1.7/blog/080601_Picture_Comparison.jpg

JA1GDE/Mr.Kasei gives us the following picture which clearly shows
what was in the picture. We'd like to say thank you for Mr.Kasei.

http://lss.mes.titech.ac.jp/ssp/cute1.7/blog/080601_Picture_JA1GDE.jpg

See more:
http://www.ne.jp/asahi/hamradio/je9pel/cut17apd.htm#bottom

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