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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - PAN (BJ-2) -
Full Name Panchromatic Imager
aka SSTL-300 S1 Imager (PAN)
Status Operational
Instrument Agencies NRSCC, 21AT Maturity
Instrument Type High resolution optical imagers Geometry Push-broom scanning / Cross-track scanning
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications SSTL-300 S1 Imager also known as VHRI 100 (Very High Resolution Imager 100).
Resolution Summary 1 metre ground sampling distance
[Best Resolution: 1m]
Swath Summary 23.4 km
[Max Swath: 23 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 450-650 nm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery 
Instrument Missions
BJ-2 - Beijing-2 Constellation (2015 - 2022)
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