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Location of the St. Helena station – global view

          Name : SHN2

          Location : Saint Helena – Atlantic Ocean

          Latitude : -15.9425

          Longitude: -5.6672

          Hosting : St Helena Met Office

          Start-up : November, 12 2019

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Location of the St. Helena station – close-up view

The St. Helena station is located on the east side of the island, near the town of Longwood. The island of St. Helena is a 122 km² British island with a population of less than 5,000. It is located 1856 km from the African coast and 3286 km from the South American coast.

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Location of the St. Helena station – close-up view
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Station installed in Saint Helena

Currently this station is configured to receive data from the NOAA 19 weather satellite. The reconstructed images make it possible to check the quality of the site and to identify possible degradations on the reception of the signals.

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Image reconstituted in infrared from data sent by the NOAA 19 satellite

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