Elektro-L satellite takes pictures of our planet in Staionary view


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MEXICO CITY, The Elektro-L satellite that takes pictures of the planet is held stationary over the Indian Ocean orbiting 40,000 kilometers above the Earth.

The fantastic cameras technology placed in the satellite creates a 121 megapixel image every 30 minutes with four wavelengths of visible light and infrared.

The infrared light orange color that appears in these pictures shows the vegetation.

The images were captured from May 14, 2011 and end on May 20.

Images are the largest of our planet with a resolution of 1 kilometer per pixel.

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