Russia-Ukraine War as Seen by DNB

EOG monitors the conflict between Ukraine and Russia using VIIRS DNB on board of JPSS NPP satellite.



Red - Light shown in previous monthly cloud-free average composite image.
Green - New light that was not seen in previous monthly cloud-free image.
Yellow - Comparable brightness with previous monthly cloud-free average.
Blue - Cloud cover.


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February 25th, 2022

The whole Ukraine appears to be much darker than neighboring countries after curfew is announced.

March 5th, 2022


    Satellite imagery shows Ukraine going dark

    March 3, 2022



    When using the data please credit the product generation to the Earth Observation Group, Payne Institute for Public Policy.