Bhuvan, a Google Earth Competitor to view celestial objects
Bhuvan is a revolutionary mapping application by ISRO that claims to serve images with far higher resolution than Google Earth. Bhuvan will use images taken by ISRO’s seven remote sensing satellites.
View celestial objects with Bhuvan
Bhuvan, an ambitious project of ISRO was started to take Indian images and thematic information in multiple spatial resolutions to people through a web portal through easy access to information on basic natural resources in the geospatial domain.
Bhuvan showcases Indian images by the superimposition of IRS satellite imageries on 3D globe. The degree of resolution showcased is based on the points of interest and popularity, but most of the Indian terrain is covered upto at least 5.8 meters of resolution with the least spatial resolution being 55 meters from AWifs Sensor
The degree of resolution showcased is based on points of interest and popularity, but most of the Indian terrain is covered upto at least six meters of resolution with the least spatial resolution being 55 meters, an ISRO official said.
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