Indian Space Research & Organisation (ISRO) has released the three Satellite images of Qatar which have been captured by ISRO’s Earth observing ‘Cartosat-3’ satellite. These ‘High resolution Panchromatic Image’ was captured on 28 December, 2019. The images which have been sent by the ISRO’s Cartosat-3 satellite, are more clear and better as compare to google, Apple, Bing maps.
“High Resolution Panchromatic and Multi-spectral Images covering Qatar area as observed from CARTOSAT-3. Calibration & Validation of the products are in process, to further improve the quality of products,” ISRO wrote on its official website while sharing the images.
These captured images covered three main areas of Qatar:-
- The Khalifa International Stadium
- Palm City Gardens
- The Old Doha Airport.
Comparison between images taken by ISRO’s Cartosat-3 along with Google Maps, Bing Maps and Apple Maps-
ISRO: The Khalifa International Stadium captured by ISRO’s Cartosat-3.
Google: The Khalifa International Stadium captured by Google Map.
Bing: The Khalifa International Stadium captured by Bing Map.
Apple: The Khalifa International Stadium captured by Apple Map.
What is Cartosat-3?
Cartosat-3 is an earth imaging satellite. It is a third generation agile advanced satellite having high resolution imaging capability. The satellite will be placed in an orbit of 509 km at an inclination of 97.5 degree. This Cartosat-3 was launched on November 27, 2019 at 09:28 am by using PSLV-C47.
Also Read: ISRO map is better than Google
In Jan 2018, ISRO had also released an image of a part of Indore with Holkar Cricket Stadium in the centre. The image was captured by the Cartosat-2 satellite on 15 Jan, 2018. Cartosat-2 series is the primary satellite carried by PSLV-C40 on Jan 12, 2018.
Here’s how Holkar Cricket Stadium looks across different platforms:
ISRO: Indore with Holkar Cricket Stadium captured by ISRO’s Cartosat-2 on 15 Jan, 2018.
Google: Indore with Holkar Cricket Stadium captured by Google map.
Apple: Indore with Holkar Cricket Stadium captured by Apple map.
Bing (Microsoft): Indore with Holkar Cricket Stadium captured by Bing map.