Rainbow plane offsets

When we had a look at the 'rainbow effect' of planes in flight we mentioned that the offsets of the different images were a result of both the plane's movement and the movement of the satellite taking … [Read more...]

Google Earth ‘Rainbow Planes’ Inspire Art

Fast moving objects, such as aircraft, when seen in satellite imagery often show ghosting or a 'rainbow effect'. This is caused by the way satellite cameras work taking several photos in succession … [Read more...]

Planes in flight and the rainbow effect

Ever since Google Earth was first released, users have been spotting aircraft in flight in the imagery. When an aircraft is captured in flight in Google Earth it is not uncommon for it to have a … [Read more...]