The Highest Resolution Image of our Planet
coolperson54321 (July 13, 2012, 04:47PM
Where in the World is this GigaPan? HA!
The Universe (May 16, 2012, 03:07PM
Tiny changes in the orientation of the satellite
relative to the Earth may account for the other
aberrations. The orbit is good, but not perfect.
The Universe (May 16, 2012, 03:04PM
I think the images in different wavelengths are
taken sequentially (a bottleneck in writing data)
and the clouds move between the time two images
are taken. You will notice that the aberration is
greater for clouds than for land.
Paul Heckbert (May 16, 2012, 02:59PM
Cool image! But what's the cause of the
mis-alignment of colors? the picture would look a
lot sharper if the color channels were better
bastian74 (May 16, 2012, 02:56PM
How do you send a camera into orbit but not be
able to align the color layers? The CA, it hurts!
Target (May 15, 2012, 05:11PM
How to download this full-size image?
cclarkson (May 15, 2012, 09:56AM
@skogenik: Actually, that is Sri Lanka. It's
near the Maldives, but not actually part of them.
skogenik (May 14, 2012, 04:48PM
re: What is this; That is the main pear shaped
island of the Maldives.
someloginthatis (May 14, 2012, 12:39PM
LOL. If you zoom in and then out this image looks
like tectonic drift.
XT38 (May 14, 2012, 10:51AM
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