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Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby CornMan » Fri Sep 07, 2012 5:32 am

The really zoom-able ones will be coming in soon enough. I found this one by doing a Google search.

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m9xt10jvoe1qzo5z8o1_1280.jpg

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Re: Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby shroom » Fri Sep 07, 2012 7:31 am

love it!
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Re: Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby TT120 » Fri Sep 07, 2012 7:44 am

I can see my camp.

Not really but I know it's down there somewhere. :D
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Re: Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby CornMan » Fri Sep 07, 2012 12:23 pm

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Re: Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby MacGlenver » Fri Sep 07, 2012 12:33 pm

Found me! Thx!
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The Satellite Photo

Postby Fiver » Fri Sep 07, 2012 12:44 pm

Working on the higher rez version, but it's over a gig in size! Due to clouds there were pics on the 30th and 31st of Aug. Here's a teaser, but I have to go to work. (this pic is from the 31st)
I'll be doing the super duper high res moop maps again this year off these.
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Re: The Satellite Photo

Postby MacGlenver » Fri Sep 07, 2012 12:47 pm

Nice! Thx. Looking forward to the super high-res version. PS, when you do the moop map, just remember -- 7:15 & F is pristine! I'll save you the work and you can just slather it with green :)
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Re: The Satellite Photo

Postby Fiver » Fri Sep 07, 2012 12:49 pm

Pic from Aug 30th.

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Re: The Satellite Photo

Postby CornMan » Fri Sep 07, 2012 12:52 pm

http://eplaya.burningman.com/viewtopic.php?f=69&t=61947

I'm sure Trilo will come around to combine the two threads.
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Re: Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby EspressoDude » Fri Sep 07, 2012 3:16 pm

so, any ideas about the arrangement of containers in the lower right, a bit to the east of gate and west of dpw? .... spells "INSANE" .... at the end of 5:30 road
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Re: Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby Snow » Fri Sep 07, 2012 3:35 pm

EspressoDude wrote:so, any ideas about the arrangement of containers in the lower right, a bit to the east of gate and west of dpw? .... spells "INSANE" .... at the end of 5:30 road
HA thats awesome! good eye! perhaps Insane, a DPW driver had something to do with that?
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Re: Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby illy dilly » Fri Sep 07, 2012 3:50 pm

FUCK YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby MikeGyver » Fri Sep 07, 2012 4:25 pm

I can see my tent!
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Re: Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby halffast » Fri Sep 07, 2012 4:39 pm

Hrm.

The GeoEye sat photo was supposed to be at Aug 31st. That's dated the 30th and has all the CORE effigies.

So hopefully more to come?
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Re: Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby trilobyte » Sat Sep 08, 2012 7:51 pm

GeoEye's pic is here. It's my understanding that they'll be posting a half meter resolution shot in the near future.
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Re: Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby MacGlenver » Fri Sep 14, 2012 1:56 pm

trilobyte wrote:GeoEye's pic is here. It's my understanding that they'll be posting a half meter resolution shot in the near future.


Hmmm... This feels like the near future. Any news on the uber photo? Couldnt find anything better on Google than the 2 posted on Eplaya.
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Re: Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby Scatter42 » Fri Sep 14, 2012 3:20 pm

Hey! I can see my camp from here!!! And all my friends around me....

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Re: Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby Rice » Fri Sep 14, 2012 4:24 pm

EspressoDude wrote:so, any ideas about the arrangement of containers in the lower right, a bit to the east of gate and west of dpw? .... spells "INSANE" .... at the end of 5:30 road

Sorry, the Gate is not in that picture. What you see is the Greeter's station(s).

Is that not an apt description of burners in general??
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Re: Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby trilobyte » Fri Sep 14, 2012 4:28 pm

I spoke to some folks at GeoEye this week, and that shot is unfortunately as high-resolution as we get this year. The 2012 pass was done with the venerable IKONOS satellite, which doesn't have as good a camera on board as the one from last year.

Dammit Bill, next year I want daily satellite passes for a 2 week window starting the Wednesday before the event opens!
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Re: Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby Rice » Fri Sep 14, 2012 4:49 pm

trilobyte wrote:I spoke to some folks at GeoEye this week, and that shot is unfortunately as high-resolution as we get this year. The 2012 pass was done with the venerable IKONOS satellite, which doesn't have as good a camera on board as the one from last year.

Dammit Bill, next year I want daily satellite passes for a 2 week window starting the Wednesday before the event opens!

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Re: Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby Nipple » Fri Sep 14, 2012 5:49 pm

"The satellite photo of my vacation isn't as high of a resolution as I'd like." certainly seems to be a future problem.
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Re: Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby clocksnmirrors » Fri Sep 14, 2012 8:03 pm

Nipple wrote:"The satellite photo of my vacation isn't as high of a resolution as I'd like." certainly seems to be a future problem.



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Re: Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby CornMan » Fri Sep 14, 2012 8:38 pm

Bummer about no higher res images coming. Next up: the Moop Map. Fingers crossed for green.
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Re: Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby Bob » Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:02 pm

How could there be any moop? I hear a deejay stopped his muzak for two minutes and asked everyone to pick things up.
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Re: Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby maladroit » Fri Sep 14, 2012 11:59 pm

Unfortunately, the next DJ up instructed them to "drop it like it's hot."
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Re: Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby MacGlenver » Sat Sep 15, 2012 8:30 am

Nipple wrote:"The satellite photo of my vacation isn't as high of a resolution as I'd like." certainly seems to be a future problem.

maladroit wrote:Unfortunately, the next DJ up instructed them to "drop it like it's hot."


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Re: Satellite Images of 2012 Burning Man

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Sep 15, 2012 8:45 pm

Nipple wrote:"The satellite photo of my vacation isn't as high of a resolution as I'd like." certainly seems to be a future problem.

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Re: The Satellite Photo

Postby MIse » Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:07 am

Is the one from the 30th in this & the other thread really as hi-res as it gets this year or is there talk of a better one (thats over a gig) as mentioned by fiver earlier?
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Re: The Satellite Photo

Postby MacGlenver » Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:14 am

MIse wrote:Is the one from the 30th in this & the other thread really as hi-res as it gets this year or is there talk of a better one (thats over a gig) as mentioned by fiver earlier?


Wondering the same. The hi-res pic from the other thread looks like its not happening, but Fiver did mention he had a 1 gig copy. Maybe set up a bittorrent for it or something?
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Re: The Satellite Photo

Postby trilobyte » Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:38 am

I'm giving this thread a merge with the other. According to the awesome people at GeoEye, there is no higher resolution image available than the one they published. That's because this year's pass took place using the older IKONOS satellite, which doesn't have a higher resolution camera.
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