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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A formation of fire detection west from Kyiv extending from Makariv all the way to the north border with Belarus. Fires observed surrounding Bucha/Irpin. Area nearby Chernihiv also showed a lot of heat signature.
Cloudy night near Kyiv. Lights seems normal compared to January 2022 average except those areas blocked by cloud.
Cloudy night blocks lights from the cities. Brovary seems to be brighter than January 2022 average with glow caused by lights diffused by clouds.
Curfew started in Ukraine. Brightness in cities dropped significantly. Smaller towns lost their light completely. Lots of activities near the major highway and north of Bucha.
Large explosion at the oil depot near Vasylkiv Air Base. Sporadic activities seen in the north from Kyiv.
A rare clear night over Kyiv brings out a lot of details from lighting. Brightness is significantly lower then what was in January, 2022. Sporadic activities seen near Ivankiv, Chernihiv, north of Bucha, and Chernobyl NPP.
Large movements was observed this night along the highways. Some even show formations on NW Kyiv.
Very cloudy night, some activity seen near Chernihiv.
Cloudy night. The activity near Chernihiv is again being observed tonight.
Cloudy night. Activity around Chernihiv had increased.
Cloudy night. Activity observed around Chernihiv.
Very active lights observed outside Chernihiv appears to be heading south along the highway. Activities seen surrounding Bucha.
Activities observed near Chernihiv and south. Also some activities observed in Bucha.
Light intensified at Chernobyl NPP indicating more activities. Lights also seen around Chernihiv and Bucha.
Large activities seen at Chernihiv. New activities seen near Brovary. Chernobyl NPP is still very active.
Chernobyl NPP reported lost power supply today but cannot be readily confirmed due to thick cloud. New activities appears all around Kyiv on the main highways. Numerous fires are also observed around Chernihiv and north of Bucha.
Numerous activities were observed near Kyiv and Chernihiv, mostly associated to fires detected by VIIRS Nightfire (VNF). Also Chernobyl nuclear power plant seems to have their power supply restored.
Numerous activities were observed in northern regions from Kyiv and around Chernihiv, mostly associated to fires detected by VIIRS Nightfire (VNF).
Numerous activities were observed in northern regions from Kyiv. Large cluster of heat signatures are observed outside Chernihiv and Zhytomyr.
As full moon approaching, clouds are getting lit more thus brightening the green band. Numerous activities are seen in north from Kyiv. Fires in Chernihiv and Zhytomyr are getting smaller but still very visible.
Terrain is being brought up in green band as full moon approaches. Numerous fires are seen all around Kyiv. Fires in Chernihiv and Zhytomyr are getting smaller but still very visible.
Terrain is being brought up in green band as full moon approaches. Numerous fires are seen mostly in NW Kyiv. Fires were also observed near Chernihiv.
Terrain is being brought up in green band as full moon approaches. Numerous fires are seen mostly in east and west of Kyiv. Fires were also observed near Chernihiv.
Color stretches for DNB bands (red and green) had been adjusted to lower the impact of lunar illuminated terrain. The number of fires detected near Kyiv and Chernihiv has increased significantly compared to last night.
Color stretches for DNB bands (red and green) had been adjusted to lower the impact of lunar illuminated terrain. The number of fires continues to be detected near Kyiv and Chernihiv.
The spread of fire events stayed about the same, but the scale intensified near the border with Belarus.
The whole Ukraine appears to be much darker than neighboring countries after curfew is announced.
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