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SPOT-5 HRG/HRS archive
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Last update: 13 April 2015
SPOT-5 was the fifth satellite in the SPOT series of CNES, introducing the new generation HRG (High Resolution Geometric) and HRS (High Resolution Stereoscopic) sensors. Thanks to the same imaging characteristics, SPOT-5 ensured service continuity consistent with previous SPOT satellites.
The HRG instrument on board of SPOT-5 provided 2.5m spatial resolution in the panchromatic band and 10 m in the multispectral mode (3 bands). The SWIR band imagery remained at 20 m. The swath width varied from 60 km (nadir) to 80 km when angled at the maximum limit from nadir.
The HRS instrument instead provided large-area along-track stereoscopic panchromatic imagery. It featured two telescopes allowing a 20o fore view and a 20o aft view over a 120 km swath. A spatial resolution of 10 m was provided in cross-track and 5 m (parallax direction) in along-track.
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|Temporal coverage:||2002 - 2015|