Pléiades Neo

Very high resolution 15 cm optical satellite imagery, acquired worldwide with a revisit rate of 2 times a day. The collection contains data from 2021 to the present.


Overview

Pléiades Neo imagery is acquired by very high resolution optical satellites (Pléiades Neo 3 and 4) daily anywhere on the globe. Catalog datasets are available starting from November 2021. See more on the marketplace.

Pléiades Neo image

Geographic coverage

The geographic coverage is global, but certain areas are restricted.

The coverage map of restricted areas

Specifications

General

SpecificationDescription
Collection typeTasking
Catalog
Product typeOptical
System typeSatellite

Data

SpecificationDescription
Spatial resolutionTasking:
  • Pansharpened and panchromatic products: 30 cm (very high)
  • Multispectral bands: 1.20 m (high)
Catalog standard:
  • Pansharpened and panchromatic products: 30 cm (very high)
  • Multispectral bands: 1.20 m (high)
Catalog advanced:
  • Pléiades Neo HD15 panchromatic band: 15 cm (very high)
  • Pléiades Neo HD15 multispectral bands: 60 cm (high)
Bit depth per pixelTasking:
  • GeoTIFF: 8 or 16‑bit
  • JPEG 2000: 8 or 12‑bit
Catalog:
  • Analytic: 16‑bit
  • Pansharpened reflectance: 16‑bit
  • Display: 8‑bit
  • Pléiades Neo HD15 Ortho: 8‑bit
Delivery formatA ZIP file containing the following files:
  • Data (catalog: GeoTIFF; tasking: GeoTIFF or JPEG 2000)
  • Metadata (XML)
  • Masks (GML, KML)
  • Thumbnails (JPEG)

Processing levels

Tasking levels

Catalog levels

PrimaryGeorectifiedOrthorectified
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Basic primary* with RPC
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Basic projected*
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Basic ortho*
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Surface reflectanceSupported inline-icon-large
Reflectance primary* with RPC
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Reflectance projected*
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Analytic
Pansharpened reflectance
DisplaySupported inline-icon-large
Display primary* with RPC
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Display projected*
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Display
Pléiades Neo HD15 Ortho

*Upon request.

System

SpecificationDescription
Acquisition modeTasking:
  • Mono
  • Stereo
  • Tri-stereo
Catalog:
  • Mono
  • Stereo*
  • Tri-stereo*
Incidence angleFrom 5° to 50°
Off-nadir viewing angle30°
Tasking priorityStandard
OrbitSun-synchronous, at 620 km
Revisit rate2 times a day
Catalog refresh rate2 times a day
Swath width14 km

*Upon request.

Spectral bands

SpecificationDescription
Band dataPanchromatic: 450–800 nm
Multispectral:
  • 400–450 nm (deep blue)
  • 450–520 nm (blue)
  • 530–590 nm (green)
  • 620–690 nm (red)
  • 700–750 nm (red edge)
  • 770–880 nm (near-infrared)
Combinations and bundlesTasking:
  • Panchromatic
  • 4-band: multispectral (RGB and NIR)
  • 4-band: pansharpened (RGB and NIR)
  • 6-band: multispectral (deep blue, RGB, red edge, and NIR)
  • 6-band: pansharpened (deep blue, RGB, red edge, and NIR)
  • Bundle: panchromatic and 4-band multispectral (RGB and NIR)
  • Bundle: panchromatic and 6-band multispectral (deep blue, RGB, red edge, and NIR)
Catalog:
  • Analytic:
    • Bundle: panchromatic and 6-band multispectral (deep blue, RGB, red edge, and NIR)
  • Pansharpened reflectance:
    • 6-band: pansharpened (deep blue, RGB, red edge, and NIR)
  • Display:
    • 6-band: pansharpened (deep blue, RGB, red edge, and NIR)
  • Pléiades Neo HD15 Ortho:
    • 3-band: pansharpened (RGB)

Geographic reference

SpecificationDescription
Coordinate reference systemTasking: Geographic-WGS84
Catalog: UTM-WGS84
Positional accuracyTasking and catalog standard: 5 m CE90 absolute at nadir
Catalog advanced: < 3.5 m CE90 absolute at nadir

Limitations

Tasking limitations

LimitationValue
InputAOI from 5 km2 and at least 5 km wide
Minimum chargeAs per 100 km2
Cloud coverage5–20%
OutputAOI-clipped imagery

Catalog limitations

LimitationValue
InputAOI, depending on the asset delivery time:
  • 10 min: from 0.1 km2
  • 24 hours: from 5 km2
  • Few days: from 25 km2
  • Non-integrated: from 25 km2
AvailabilityFrom 2021
OutputAOI-clipped imagery

UP42 data products

Tasking data products

DescriptionData product IDCollection name
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Catalog data products

DescriptionData product IDCollection name
Analytic

Analytic has a more stable contrast and can be used to extract physical properties, such as radiance or reflectance — for example, in vegetation health monitoring.

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Pansharpened reflectance

Pansharpened reflectance is a pansharpened analytics image with a multispectral Look-Up-Table containing rendering of color curves.

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Display

Display has a true color curve applied on top of atmospheric correction. As a result, it looks better visually and can be used to extract features — for example, in car detection or infrastructure monitoring.

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Pléiades Neo HD15 OrthoPléiades Neo HD15 provides an image with enhanced colors and sharper details for clearer interpretation.
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Delivery structure

In a standard delivery, an IMG_ directory contains imagery and uses file naming conventions to indicate the spectral processing of the delivered data product.

Naming conventionDescription
_MSAnalytic multispectral assets
_PANAnalytic panchromatic assets
_PMSDisplay assets