Landsat 6 was launched on Oct. 5, 1993 carrying the Enhanced Thematic Mapper (ETM) instrument. L6 did not achieve orbit.

 

ETM Bands

Band Number µm Resolution
1 0.45-0.52 30 m
2 0.52-0.60 30 m
3 0.63-0.69 30 m
4 0.76-0.90 30 m
5 1.55-1.75 30 m
6 10.4-12.5 120 m
7 2.08-2.35 30 m
8 0.52-0.9 15 m

ETM Technical Specifications

  • Sensor type: opto-mechanical
  • Spatial Resolution: 30 m (120 m – thermal, 15 m pan)
  • Spectral Range: 0.45 – 12.5 µm
  • Number of Bands: 8
  • Temporal Resolution: 16 days
  • Image Size: 184 km X 185.2 km
  • Swath: 184 km
  • Programmable: yes