For every acquisition of INSAT-3A VHRR data, currently every 3-hourly

DOI 10.19038/SAC/10/3A-VHR-L1
Originator SAC/ISRO
Publisher MOSDAC
Date Available From 27 May,2009
Edition Version1
Data Presentation Form HDF5
Dataset Progress Status Operationally generated since 27 May,2009
Data Update Frequency Between 1hr-3hr
Purpose This product is obtained through VHRR Sensor of INSAT3A Satellite of ISRO. There are 8 acquisitions per day. The data is available since 2010 onwards. The data is available in standard hdf5 format for registered and authorised users on MOSDAC. Details are available on It covers one third of the globe with 93.5 degrees longitude as center.
Search & Downloads Data Access Policy
Data Download
Distribution formats HDF
Distributor ISRO-MOSDAC
Point of Contact Dr.Nikunj Darji
General Documentation Not Available
Time Period Between 1hr-3hr
Spatial Reference System Geo-referenced points
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates (in degrees) Max Longitude [30]
Min Longitude [170]
Max Latitude [80]
Min Latitude [-80]
Themes Surface Atmosphere
Keywords Infrared, water vapor, visible, INSAT3A, VHRR
Data Centres MOSDAC (
Platform INSAT-3A Satellite
Instruments VHRR - Very high resolution radio meter
Places One third globe with India at centre
Use Constraints For Research Purposes only. Not for Commercial use.
Access Constraints Open to all Researchers registered on MOSDAC
Fees No fees. Not Priced Products
Processing Steps Level-L1
Cite As: DOI:10.19038/SAC/10/3A-VHR-L1, MOSDAC (