THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - PAN (BJ-1) -
Full Name Panchromatic Imager Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies NRSCC, CAST Maturity
Instrument Type High resolution optical imagers Geometry Push-broom scanning
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications To provide panchromatica analysis of hydrological, oceanographic, land use and meteorological parameters.
Resolution Summary 4 m
[Best Resolution: 4m]
Swath Summary 24 km
[Max Swath: 24 km]
Accuracy Summary 100 m
Waveband Summary 500 - 800 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-1 - Beijing-1 Small Satellite (2005 - 2010)
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