Satellite Images

MAIN COMMERCIAL EARTH OBSERVATION SATELLITES

Effigis distributes a full range of satellite images at a variety of resolutions to address different needs. The table below lists the technical features of the main commercial Earth Observation satellites and shows you a selection of sample images.

Click on the link below to download the document Earth From All Angles that details the features of the main commercial Earth Observation satellites.

WorldView-3

Spectral bands: Panchro + 16 XS
Spatial resolution (m): 0.3 - 0.4 - 0.5 (panchromatic) 1.2 - 1.6 - 2 (bands in the visible and near infrared)
Work scale: 1:1,000
Stereo: Yes
Operational since 2014
Features: 16 XS include 8 new SWIR bands (shortwave infrared) at 3.7 m. 12 additional bands: CAVIS **** at 30 m.
Image: Madrid-Barajas Airport, Spain - © Digitalglobe – Sensor : Worldview-3 – 30 cm, 09/09/2014.

PLÉIADES 1A & 1B

Spectral bands: Panchro + 4 XS
Spatial resolution (m): 0.5 (panchromatic) 2 (bands in the visible and near infrared)
Work scale: 1:2,000
Stereo: Yes
Operational since 2012
Features: Constellation of 2 satellites, stereo triplets available.
Image: Yogyakarta Airport, Indonesia - © AIRBUS – Sensor: Pléiades – 50 cm, 27/11/2012.

Worldview-2

Spectral bands: Panchro + 8 XS
Spatial resolution (m): 0.5 (panchromatic) 2 (bands in the visible and near infrared)
Work scale: 1:2,000
Stereo: Yes
Operational since 2010
Image: La Ronde, Montreal, Quebec (Canada) - © Digital Globe – Sensor: Worldview-2 – 50 cm, 13/08/2010.

GeoEye-1

Spectral bands: Panchro + 4 XS
Spatial resolution (m): 0.5 (panchromatic) 2 (bands in the visible and near infrared)
Work scale: 1:2,000
Stereo: Yes
Operational since 2009
Image: Boston City Center, United States - © GeoEye – Sensor: GeoEye-1 – 50 cm, 20/05/2009.

RapidEye

Spectral bands: 5 XS
Spatial resolution (m): 5 (bands in the visible and near infrared)
Work scale: 1:25,000
Operational since 2008
Image: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States - © RapidEye – Sensor: RapidEye – 5 m, 05/12/2010.

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