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Planet API Client

Project Description


Initial, incomplete, strawman effort at a Python client to Planet’s public API.


Executable CLI releases and documentation are here.

To develop with or use the library in your own projects, see the wiki.

Example CLI Usage

Hint: autocompletion can be enabled in some shells using:

eval "$(_PLANET_COMPLETE=source planet)"

Basics and help:


OR specific command help:

planet get-scenes-list --help

An API key is required.

This can be provided via the environment variable PL_API_KEY or the flag -k or –api-key.


Get a visual ortho scene by id (writes to working directory):

planet download 20141008_170544_0907

Get an analytic ortho scene by id:

planet download 20141008_170544_0907 --analytic

Get scene metadata by id (and pretty print):

planet fetch_scene_info -pp 20141008_170544_0907
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