Aquistion time

Hy,

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-
Thanks

Hi,

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:

<startTime>2016-02-18T17:49:14.580775</startTime>
<stopTime>2016-02-18T17:49:39.726395</stopTime>"

More information on the format of S1 products can be found in the document at https://earth.esa.int/web/sentinel/user-guides/document-library/-/asset_publisher/xlslt4309D5h/content/sentinel-1-product-specification

I would expect all satellite data to be in UTC.

Peter

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