Aquistion time


I’m interested in the Sentinel-1 metadata, especially the information, that the aquistion time is in UTC?
I didn’t find any reliable information-


Yes the timing information in Sentinel-1 products is in UTC. For example the start and stop time of a product is given in the annotation file:


More information on the format of S1 products can be found in the document at

I would expect all satellite data to be in UTC.


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