Discrepancy between metadata look direction and what is reported on ASF

Hi all,

I’ve noticed for a number of GRD EW Sentinel-1 images, the reported look direction on the Alaskan Satellite Facility (ASF) website appears to contradict the look direction listed in the metadata of the images as viewed in SNAP.

Perhaps this is an issue at the end of ASF however, I figured it would be worth reaching out here and bringing it to people’s attention in the case incidence angle is an important consideration.

Here are a couple of scenes I’ve noticed the discrepancy: