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Posted on July 6th, 2021

High-Resolution Imagery Collections – Pléiades 1 – South America, January to March 2021

This map shows the areas imaged by the Pléiades 1 constellation from January 1, 2021 to March 31, 2021 over South America. Please note that in many instances, multiple images were collected over the same area which is difficult to portray on this static map.

In this monthly piece, we give our readers a sense of the high-resolution imagery coverage collected over a geography during a specified window. To do this, we pick a high-resolution satellite constellation, a defined time period and area of interest, then report key statistics on the total amount of imagery collected in square kilometers (sq km). Without further delay, let’s jump into our analysis.

Graphic Region of Interest: South America plus off-shore islands

Land Mass Covered: 17,750,994.2 sq km

Time Period: January 1, 2021 to March 31, 2021

High-Resolution Satellite Constellation: Pléiades 1A + 1B

Pléiades 1 Constellation Imaging Statistics – South America

Total Area Collected: 6,464,736.2 sq km; 35,915.2 sq km per satellite/per day

Area Collected @ 20% or Less Clouds & 30 Degrees or Less Off-Nadir: 2,838,541.3 sq km; 15,769.7 sq km per satellite/per day; 43.91% of total

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