Monday, August 29, 2011

Satellite Photos Take You Inside Gadhafi's Compound - GeoEye High Resolution Imagery Featured in WIRED Article

The world's been enthralled for the past week by the battle for Bab al-Azizia, Moammar Gadhafi's foreboding Tripoli compound.

But the full story of Bab al-Azizia requires a more panoramic view.

That's where satellite imagery company GeoEye comes in. Using a 0.5-meter resolution from its GeoEye-1 satellite, the company snapped these 15 stunning aerial pictures of Gadhafi's hideaway, showing the fortifications the Libyan dictator possessed before and after the rebels breached the doors of Tripoli. The images are inlaid with commentary from IHS Jane's imagery analyst Allison Puccioni making sense of it all.

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