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  • Top satellite-based observations of July 2022

    Highlights of July 2022 Here’s a summary of our highlighted satellite observations from last month. In July we focused mostly on events resulting from the effects of global climate change and also a couple of military-related observations.   Season of heat July is the month of heat in many parts of the world. This year…

  • Top satellite-based observations of June 2022

    Highlights of June 2022 Here’s a summary of our observations from last month. On June 8th we celebrated World Oceans Day. We should take this as an opportunity to think about how to prevent pollution and save oceanic ecosystems. This month we could also observe many wildfires worldwide caused by the pervasive high temperatures and…

  • Top satellite-based observations of May 2022

    Highlights of May 2022 Here’s a summary of our observations from last month. Besides amazing views of beautiful places on our planet, we could observe heavy rainfalls in Queensland, melting glaciers or explosive volcano activity.     Examples of the latest visible changes in satellite images Satellite images allow you to monitor recent changes over…

  • Most interesting satellite observations of April 2022

    Highlights of April 2022   Here’s a summary of our highlighted satellite observations from last month. We try to focus on many environmental threats and important events, but also just the beauty of our planet from a bigger perspective.   Earth Day Celebration   This year while celebrating Earth Day we focused on how human…

  • A new version is out! HR imagery, layers control, Landsat-9

    The long wait is over – your most requested feature is here! We wanted to add it for a long time. Then we asked you guys about the most missing feature, and over 60% pointed to high-resolution imagery. It took us a while but here it is! Ordering high-resolution imagery from the app From now…

  • June updates to app.spectator.earth!

    In the June update, we bring to you a couple of functionalities that will make exploring the data in the app easier and save you time when trying to get the images you’re looking for as fast as possible.

  • Displaying Sentinel-2 image on a Leaflet map

    Basic Leaflet example To keep it as simple as possible we’ll use the Leaflet landing page example that can be found at https://leafletjs.com/ Now without changing the location or any other parameters, the question is… How do we put Sentinel-2 image on a Leaflet Map using API.spectator.earth? First, we’ll need a Sentinel-2 image for London,…

  • Satellite image browsing history, new channels view and better sharing.

    Organise, save and share. As the first update of 2021, we bring to you a new way to handle your observations, make it easier to share what you see and automatically store your browsing history for later. Saving observation state From now on when you’re working on your observations, all changes and settings will be…

  • How to download the latest satellite images?

    Although we do our best to simplify taking images from satellites to be as easy as taking them from your smartphone, there is a couple of differences worth learning before you start working with space-based data.  TLDR For those who simply want a quick tutorial on how to get the most up to date satellite…

  • One last thing before 2021 – new features and improvements to prepare for what’s coming next!

    Before you pop your champagne bottle, saying goodbye to a very – well, let’s just say, peculiar year – check out new features prepared for you as the last upgrade in 2020. Area coverage and visibility bars for quick filtering     To make it easier for you to find the right imagery, we’ve added…