Beijing-3A

Very high resolution 50 cm optical satellite imagery, acquired worldwide with a revisit rate of 1 to 4 days. The collection contains data from 2021 to the present.


Overview

Beijing-3A images are acquired by a very high resolution optical satellite every four days anywhere on the globe. See more on the marketplace.

Beijing-3A imagery of the Port of Piraeus (Greece)

Geographic coverage

The geographic coverage is global.

Geometry type

This collection accepts AOIs. You will get imagery clipped to the defined AOI.

Specifications

General

SpecificationDescription
Collection typeTasking
Catalog
Product typeOptical
System typeSatellite

Data

SpecificationDescription
Spatial resolutionPanchromatic: 50 cm (very high)
Multispectral: 2 m (high)
Geometric and radiometric
processing level
Tasking:
  • Level 1: not projected, radiometrically and sensor corrected, with RPC
  • Level 2: projected, radiometrically and sensor corrected, without RPC
Catalog:
  • Level 1: not projected, radiometrically and sensor corrected, with RPC
  • Level 2A: ortho-ready (upon request)
  • Level 4: orthorectified (upon request)
  • Level 4A: with custom orthorectification based on geo-reference data provided by the customer (upon request)
Bit depth per pixelTasking: 8 or 16‑bit
Catalog: 16‑bit
Standard deliveryA ZIP file containing the following files:
  • Data (tasking: GeoTIFF or TIFF; catalog: GeoTIFF)
  • Metadata (XML, TXT)
  • Masks (SHP)
  • Visuals (GeoTIFF)
  • Thumbnails (JPEG, PNG)

System

SpecificationDescription
Acquisition modeMono
Stereo
Incidence angleUp to 45°
Tasking priorityStandard
High
Rush
OrbitSun-synchronous, at 500 km
Revisit rateFrom 1 to 4 days
Swath width23.5 km

Band

SpecificationDescription
Spectral band dataPanchromatic: 450–700 nm
Multispectral:
  • 450–520 nm (blue)
  • 520–590 nm (green)
  • 630–690 nm (red)
  • 770–890 nm (near-infrared)
Spectral bands combinationTasking:
  • Bundle: panchromatic and 4-band multispectral (RGB and NIR)
  • 3-band: pansharpened true color (RGB)
  • 3-band: pansharpened false color (RG and NIR)
  • 4-band: pansharpened (RGB and NIR)
Catalog:
  • Bundle: panchromatic and 4-band multispectral (RGB and NIR)

Geographic reference

SpecificationDescription
Georeferencing accuracy< 10 m CE90
Coordinate reference systemUTM-WGS84

Limitations

Tasking limitations

LimitationValue
AOI sizeFrom 100 km2
Cloud coverageFrom 5% to 100%
Minimum width5 km

Catalog limitations

LimitationValue
AvailabilityFrom 2021
AOI sizeFrom 25 km2

UP42 data products

Tasking data products

DescriptionData product IDCollection name
Customba8cfbd5-348d-42f4-b5c2-04dad753c5e2beijing-3a-tasking

Catalog data products

DescriptionData product IDCollection nameAcquisition mode
Mono 16-bit Level 1e080274b-6cfb-4a89-bc12-64fd4895b3c2beijing-3aMono
Stereo 16-bit Level 1ab6fbe7d-2eb6-4f84-8337-418db71d8e75beijing-3aStereo