Yaogan 8

Long name Yaogan 8 satellite
Short name YG8
Key file name (use to open data set) *.xml
Supported file extension(s) meta.xml, .tif, .gcp, .rpb, .aux
Sensor Optical panchromatic
Platform Yaogan-8
Data distributor Shanghai Academy of Space Flight Technology (SAST)
Sections

Data product name and description
Distribution disk files
Returned data
Returned file-level metadata

Data product name and description

Data Product Description Version
Panchromatic image (one band) Panchromatic (PAN) 1

Distribution disk files

File Name File Type Required Contents Details
YG8-1_CCD_*.tif GeoTiff Yes Image data Image files
YG8-1_CCD_*.meta.xml XML Yes Metadata Metadata file
YG8-1_CCD_*.rpb Text Yes RPC information RPC information
YG8-1_CCD_*.gcp Text Yes GCP information GCP information
YG8-1_CCD_*.aux Bin No
YG8-1_CCD_*.rrd Bin No

Returned data

Data Product Data Returned Details
YG8 - satellite image data - PAN One channel for panchromatic data. GDB retrieves one image channel for panchromatic data.
Product annotation data One text segment for product information. GDB generates a text segment for product information.
RPC data One binary segment for RPC data.
Orbit data One orbit segment for orbit data.

Returned file-level metadata

Name Description Values
PlatformName Platform name YG8-1
FormatName Product data format GeoTIFF
ProductType Data product type PROD_STD_ORDER
SensorCode Sensor code PAN
RowCount Number of rows in the image Integer
ColumnCount Number of columns in the image Integer
NumberOfBands Number of bands in the image 1
SourceID Unique ID of the image source String
SpatialResolutionX Horizontal spatial resolution of the image Real
SpatialResolutionY Vertical spatial resolution of the image Real
Acquisition_DateTime Acquisition date and time of the image YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS.XXXXXXZ
SatelliteAltitude Altitude of the satellite Real
NominalLocation_Latitude Latitude of the nominal location Real
NominalLocation_Latitude Longitude of the nominal location Real

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