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This comparison of two acquisitions of the same ship illustrates the data quality improvement provided by the new 25 cm TerraSAR-X StaringSpotLight mode. The new mode not only facilitates the determination of the ship category, but even allows an identification of the ship type based on the visible set-up details.

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  • Title: TerraSAR-X: Comparison Staring SpotLight and 1m SAR Data
  • Location: Yokosuka, Japan
  • Image Type: Radar
  • Date: 08/26/2011
  • Secondary Date: 09/28/2011
  • Copyright: DLR e.V. 2011, Distribution Airbus Defence and Space GmbH
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