I am trying to average an image collection from 2019-02-01" to "2019-02-28 on Earth Engine platform. My goal is to export the data in Google Drive that I can use it in QGIS for other processing. But several time I got an error message. It says ''Error: Export too large: specified 338272704 pixels (max: 100000000). Specify higher maxPixels value if you intend to export a large area.'

var aoi = 
    /* color: #d63000 */
    /* shown: false */
    /* displayProperties: [
        "type": "rectangle"
    ] */
        [[[85.93714952926396, 27.376833254008353],
          [85.93714952926396, 21.187170010173027],
          [89.90596056442021, 21.187170010173027],
          [89.90596056442021, 27.376833254008353]]], null, false);

// get the data
var y2019 = ee.ImageCollection("COPERNICUS/S5P/NRTI/L3_NO2")

// add layers to map
var nox = y2019.median()
Map.centerObject(aoi, 6)

// Export the image, specifying scale and region.
  image: nox,
  description: 'NO2',
  scale: 30,
  region: aoi,

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    So it gives you an error message and tells you how to fix the error. Have you tried doing what it says? Specifying higher maxPixels?
    – Jon
    Oct 13, 2020 at 14:05
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    Just add maxPixels argument and set to some value such as 1e9. If the GEE capacity exceed then you should try to export smaller region and then stich back together in QGIS Oct 13, 2020 at 14:08

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specify the large area pixel in Export.image.toDrive i.e. maxPixels: 338272704 //or higher value

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