Sentinel2L1C

Sentinal 2 standard terrain-corrected scenes in path/row framing. This data set includes imagery from Sentinal 2 satellites operated by ESA.

Products Overview

Sentinel-2 data is provided in jpeg2000 format. For detailed characteristics of the Sentinel-2 sensor and mission please refer to the official Sentinel-2 documentation.

Attribution

Sentinel-2 data is provided free of charge to users. For more information on access to this data, please see the Legal notice on the use of Copernicus Sentinel Data and Service Information.

Item Properties

Property Name Description Type
id Globally unique item identifier. string
_permissions The permissions that the authenticated user has to the item. array
item_type Name of the item type. string
provider Name of the item provider (e.g. “planetscope”, ”rapideye”). string
satellite_id Globally unique satellite identifier. string
product_id Unique identifier of the product. string
datatake_id Unique identifier of the data take. string
granule_id Unique identifier of the granule PDI. string
s2_processor_version Version of the s2 processor. string
instrument Name of the satellite instrument used to collect the image. string
data_type The processing level of the product. string
geometry Geographic boundary, formatted as a GeoJSON polygon. json
cloud_cover Average percentage of cloud coverage. double
gsd Ground sample distance - the distance between pixel centers as measured on the ground in meters. double
pixel_resolution Pixel resolution of the imagery in meters. double
epsg_code Ortho tile grid cell that the item is located in (not used if Scene). integer
sun_azimuth The angle of the sun, as seen by the observer, measured clockwise from the north (0 - 360). double
sun_elevation The angle of the sun above the horizon (0 - 90). double
view_angle The satellite's across-track, off-nadir viewing angle. Positive numbers denote east, negative numbers denote west (-25 - +25). double
rows Number of rows in the image. integer
columns Number of columns in the image. integer
origin_x ULX coordinate of the extent of the data. The coordinate references the top left corner of the top left pixel. double
origin_y ULY coordinate of the extent of the data. The coordinate references the top left corner of the top left pixel. double
mgrs_grid_id The Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) ID. string
abs_orbit_number Absolute orbit number. integer
rel_orbit_number Relative orbit number (within the cycle). integer
quality_category Planet image quality metric:
  • Standard: The sun altitude is >= 10 degrees off nadir. The view angle < than 20 degrees. There are fewer than 20% saturated pixels.
  • Test: The item has quality issues and should not be used.
string
anomalous_pixels Percentage of pixels that may have errors. Represented spatially in the UDM. double
usable_data Percentage of pixels that are usable, subtracting cloud cover and black fill. double
black_fill The percentage of the item containing black fill. double
product_generation_time Time it took to process the product. integer
acquired Timestamp that the item was captured. datetime
published Timestamp that the item was published to the Planet API. datetime
updated Timestamp that the item record was last updated. datetime

Available Asset Types

Asset Name Description
analytic_b1 Band 1 (caoastal/aerosol) - Radiometrically calibrated GeoTiff suitable for analytic applications.
analytic_b2 Band 2 (blue) - Radiometrically calibrated GeoTiff suitable for analytic applications.
analytic_b3 Band 3 (green) - Radiometrically calibrated GeoTiff suitable for analytic applications.
analytic_b4 Band 4 (red) - Radiometrically calibrated GeoTiff suitable for analytic applications.
analytic_b5 Band 5 (red-edge-1) - Radiometrically calibrated GeoTiff suitable for analytic applications.
analytic_b6 Band 6 (red-edge-2) - Radiometrically calibrated GeoTiff suitable for analytic applications.
analytic_b7 Band 7 (red-edge-3) - Radiometrically calibrated GeoTiff suitable for analytic applications.
analytic_b8 Band 8 (near-infrared) - Radiometrically calibrated GeoTiff suitable for analytic applications.
analytic_b8a Band 8a (narrow near-infrared) - Radiometrically calibrated GeoTiff suitable for analytic applications.
analytic_b9 Band 9 (water vapor) - Radiometrically calibrated GeoTiff suitable for analytic applications.
analytic_b10 Band 10 (cirrus) - Radiometrically calibrated GeoTiff suitable for analytic applications.
analytic_b11 Band 11 (swir-1) - Radiometrically calibrated GeoTiff suitable for analytic applications.
analytic_b12 Band 12 (swir-2) - Radiometrically calibrated GeoTiff suitable for analytic applications.
metadata_aux Analytic asset metadata file.