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The Planet API provides access to medium-resolution satellite imagery of Earth.

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What's the difference between the analytic and visual images available through the Planet API?

When I download satellite images from the Planet Labs Scenes Explorer I have the option of an analytic or visual image. What's the difference?
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Can I use QGIS to query the Planet Labs Scenes API?

I'd like to use QGIS to explore and download Planet Labs imagery. Is there any way to do that?
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Why am I unable to activate certain Planet Labs images through the Python API?

I have successfully activated and downloaded thousands of Planet Labs images through the Python API. However, many (but not all) "PSScene3Band" "analytic" images are remaining inactive for hours (at ...
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Not able to activate API Key for Planet Labs with Python

Here's the tutorial: https://www.planet.com/docs/api-quickstart-examples/cli/ Install the Planet CLI with: pip install planet If you have not already, get your API key at planet.com/account, and ...
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Converting DNs to radiance and reflectance for Planet Labs Imagery

I am trying to convert pixel DNs to reflectance from a Planet BGRN Analytic Scene (from 2016, I can't tell what level it is processed to). However, I can't find info on the exo-atmospheric irradiance ...
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Distortion at the edges of the planetscope images

Good morning, does anyone know of a document that explains the distortion on the edges of some planetscope images? Do you know why this happens?
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planet quick-search api not recognizing authentication?

I can successfully reproduce the first two API calls from this walkthrough: https://www.planet.com/docs/api-quickstart-examples/step-1-search/ (as I have an API key). However, the third call (the POST ...
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Accessing Planet Basic Imagery

I have recently begun accessing Planet data through the Planet Explorer interface. I am most interested in the Planet Basic imagery. These are the images that have not yet been orthorectified. For ...
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PlanetScope and Rapid Eye: Asset Type and Band Classification from Planet Labs

I have been trying to get weekly downloads for a region of interest from the PLANET API and I had a couple of questions regarding the asset types I have been consistently getting much less number of ...
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Different number of available images between Scenes Explorer, Planet Explorer, and API

I'm attempting to download all PlanetScope 3 Band imagery that overlays ontop of an area of interest defined by a geojson file. The geojson file I'm using is seen here: https://gist.github.com/...
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Planet Labs API: Landsat HTTP request returns duplicated scenes

Whenever i do an HTTP request for Landsat data with the following filter: filter = { 'intersects': geojson.dumps( geojson.Polygon([[[-31.0,30.0],[-31.3,42.1], [...
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How can I get a shapefile of coverage from the Planet Labs scenes API?

I'm using the Planet Labs Scenes API and need to get the results of a (large) search I'm making as a shapefile. Any hints on how to go about it? I'm comfortable with command line tools like the ...
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Receiving 429 error from planet api

I've just signed up for a planet API explorer account, and after downloading my first image, I continuously receive a 429 response code when attempting to activate an item. I'm using the activation ...
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Strips/scratches on PlanetScope imagery

I'm doing a project that evaluates the practicality of using remote sensing imagery in agricultural field management. I noticed there are some scratches/strips on PlanetScope imagery for one of the ...
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Planet NDVI calculation: ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'rasterio'

I'm performing NDVI calculation on a Planet Scope 4 band image as per Planet's documentation The following block of code is what I wrote: Extract band data from original image in working directory ...
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Compare planet downloaded images with different resolution in python

I have downloaded satellite images using Planet API for an Area of Interest. (Image Details: PSScene4Band, analytic)The problem is Planet returns images with different number of pixels for the same ...
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unknown issue with search geometry in Planet API

I'm trying to download some images from the Planet API using a MultiLineString geometry. I did a test with a simple MultiLine and it worked. Now I tried with a more complex one (and not that much): ...
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SSL handshake error when downloading images

I'm learning the Planet API and going through the tutorials posted online. When I attempt to perform an image search, download, etc. I get an SSL handshake error. Some example commands I am calling ...
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error in downloading subarea using gdal.Warp (SystemError: error return without exception set)

I'm trying to use the example in the Planet API documentation to retrieve an area (a 0.5km x 0.5km box) around an area of interest. I was able to activate the asset and get a download URL. However I'...
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How to determine scene tile's x, y and z on tile server?

At the core, I would like to get part of scene from planet labs tile server (png image). In short, what is the math between (long, lat) coordinate in EPSG:4326 to tile (x, y, z) values? Planet Labs ...
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Masking GeoTIFF file after GeoJSON through rasterio - “Input shapes do not overlap raster”

So my intention is quite simple: I have a 4-Band TIFF file I want to crop after a polygon shape. However, I'm getting the following two exceptions WindowError: windows do not intersect ValueError: ...
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How to download satellite image from planet.com using API key

I would like to know what to do (step by step in simple words) and how to get data from www.planet.com There is tutorial https://www.planet.com/docs/api-quickstart-examples/ but anyways I have ...
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Subarea download vs Clip to AOI?

I have seen Downloading Subarea vs Clipping Images to AOI using Planet API? and I still do not feel satisfied with the answer so raise this again. So what is really the difference between them? @...
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Download quota for Open California dataset?

I'm trying to download all the available Planet imagery for a site in California by cropping a subarea. I can see there's 112 assets of type REOrthoTile or PSOrthoTile for this site using the stats ...
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How to download Planet Labs images for a large number of scenes efficiently?

I would like to download all of the reasonably high-quality Planet Labs images for each of about 200 areas of interest. What is the best way to accomplish this task? I would like to use the Python ...
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How can I use Planet Labs tiles with CartoDB?

I'd like to use Planet Labs mosaics as a base layer for my CartoDB map. But it seems to require authentication of some sort. What's the right URL to add it as a custom basemap to my CartoDB map?
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How to use Planet Lab tiles in Jupyter Notebook?

I just want to use Planet tiles as a basemap for a Jupyter Notebook application, using ipyleaflet widget. In my environment, I imported these packages: from ipyleaflet import Map, basemaps, ...
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Using Planet Labs API tile service with leaflet map

I'm using Planet Labs API tile service with leaflet map. Need to add it as a tile layer/WMS layer. But the map stays the same when zoomed in or out. My Map: https://drive.google.com/open?id=...
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Catch error of empty response of Planet API

I am automating the download of some small polygons of PlanetScope4 images. It works well, but some times, at a random polygon, it breaks down with this error: Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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GDAL Planet data request returns “HTTP error code: 411”

I've been able to successfully download Planet scenes through the Open California initiative without any issues until yesterday. Here is an example where I'm trying to get the metadata of a scene: ...
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gain & offset values for Planet's PSScene4Band analytic_sr

I can't find it in their docs nor their website, but basically I want to convert the pixel values (16-bit uint) to decimal for further computation. A natural gain might be 1 / 65,535, but I have a ...
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Assets not available via API

I am attempting to download a bunch of 4 band basic scene data, the search returns results, however, the asset link is just an empty dictionary. When I search for the image ID on scenes explorer, ...
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Are Planet Asset Activations Bundled or Synchronous?

I was wondering if planet asset activations are linked/bundled or synchronous for item types so for example If I use --activate PSOrthoTile analytic, does it automatically activate analytic_xml and ...
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“KeyError: location” for AOI Tile download in Planet Labs

I am using the download.py program to recreate the planet labs example to download all data in an AOI for specific dates. I am curious to understand where exactly do I insert my API Key for now I ...
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Not able to view Planet Lab geotiff file

Downloaded geotiff L13-0123E-0323N.tif from #planet lab and tried to open using ArcGIS, Windows Picture viewer, and Google Earth. However, I don't see the image clearly. 120MB file must be having ...
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Planet filter file for ENVI atmospheric correction

I have 4 band Planet Scope multispectral imagery that I am trying to process in ENVI. It is the analytic data, so it is already radiometrically corrected. I have converted the .tif to a BIL, and ...
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Error when creating seach filter from geojson

I tried to read geojson object from .geojson and build search filter rather than set a static geojson_geometry variable. However, it did not work as it used to with the static variable. Win7 pro, Py 2....
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Downloading images on Planet Explorer using free student account?

I am logged in to @Planet Explorer with a free student account. I performed a search using an uploaded shapefile of my AOI. I selected a 3-month mosaic to reduce the amount of cloud cover and I am ...
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What is spectral response function for RAPID EYE?

What is the spectral response function of rapid eye i.e. is it the same as for LANDSAT or MODIS? Also, what is the central wavelength for each band?
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KeyError: 'visual' while downloading the subarea from Planet Labs?

I've trying to download an AOI from planet using this same example. Planet Example Link My code is ditto. I keep getting this error. KeyError: 'visual'. I did activate the scene containing the ...
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Planet asset metadata different from search endpoint

I ingested some PlanetScope 4-band Analytic assets into Google Earth Engine. I'm noticing the metadata of each scene is different compared to what the search_endpoint.py script from the Planet docs ...
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KeyError: 'id' in pagination

I am trying to do the pagination using my own geometry filter. However, I am always getting this: KeyError: 'id'. I can run the example/pagination.py successfully without any error. Here is my ...
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AOI boundary linked to an account

Is it currently possible to download the AOI area associated to a planet account as a shapefile or kml. I think Open California follows state boundary but for other accounts with different AOI limits ...
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Error creating order with Python API: “\”products\" is not a mapping type

I am getting the following error when I try to place a Planet Labs order through the Python API as described at https://www.planet.com/docs/referencev0/orders/: {"message": "Request validation failed"...
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How can I find credit consumption of my planet API key?

I'm using Planet API and I'll be making numerous requests every day. So the answers to this question will be a great help. How to find credit consumption of API calls made on planet API? Is there ...
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Consuming WMTS from Planet for ArcGIS Desktop?

I have registered a trial account with PlanetLab to evaluate the basemap product. I could login to my account and can use the Explore (web). However, could not connect to the WMTS to use my account ...
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Planet API Access Key [closed]

The Planet says that we need to add API key to the environment. I am trying to do it as: export PL_API_KEY=a3a64774d30c4749826b6be445489d3b and getting SyntaxError: invalid syntax What I am ...
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Search API for PSScene4Band/PSScene3Band/PSOrthoTile not return item ID

I'm trying to search and then download clips of some shots across California, but am running into an issue. It's potentially the same issue as Assets not available via API, but that question doesn't ...
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GSD Planetscope and RapidEye Images

PlanetScope basic scene images are 3.7m gsd (nadir) and orthorectified scenes are resampled to 3m per pixel. How do you improve spatial resolution? Does this processing affect the characteristics of ...
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How long can a Dove of Planet stay on orbit?

I would like to know how many Doves are in operation right now? Also, are there some satellites in standby process or fitting to the orbit? This question is because some customers ask me how many ...