A love letter to Philly, from space

Dana Bauer
Feb 21, 2018 · 2 min read
SkySat image (.8-meter resolution) of Philadelphia, captured around 10:30am EST on February 8, 2018, during the Super Bowl victory parade for the Eagles. ©2018 Planet, CC BY-SA 4.0.
Satellite imagery (3-meter resolution) of Philadelphia, captured by Planet’s cubesats — called “Doves” — from June 2016 to February 2018. As Planet launched more Doves into space throughout 2017, the cadence of image collection increased from sporadic to daily. ©2018 Planet, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Dana Bauer

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Geographer, programmer, science writer. Developer Experience team lead @Planet.

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