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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - BGIS 2000 -
Full Name Ball Global Imaging System 2000 Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies Digital Globe Maturity High Heritage - Operational
Instrument Type High resolution optical imagers Geometry
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications High-quality satellite imagery for map creation, change detection, and image analysis.
Resolution Summary Panchromatic: 61 centimeter (2 ft) Ground Sample Distance (GSD) at nadir, Multispectral: 2.4 meter (8 ft) GSD at nadir
[Best Resolution: 0.61m]
Swath Summary Nominal swath width: 16.5 kilometers at nadir Accessible ground swath: 544 km centered on the satellite ground track (to ~30° off-nadir) Areas of interest, Single Area: 16.5 km x 16.5 km, Strip: 16.5 km x 115 km
[Max Swath: 16 km]
Accuracy Summary 23 meter circular error, 17 meter linear error (without ground control)
Waveband Summary Panchromatic: 445 to 900 nm. Multispectral: Blue: 450 - 520 nm, Green: 520 - 600 nm, Red: 630 - 690 nm, Near-IR: 760 - 900 nm.
 
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