To help with your coverage of Beijing’s air pollution, we’ve received some updated satellite imagery of the area, collected January 11 by +DigitalGlobe, on a day deemed hazardous ( by the U.S. Embassy ( It would appear that what we’re seeing in this new imagery is pollution. 

Download this KMZ ( to view in Google Earth, or grab stills from this Google Drive album (

Using this imagery? Please make sure to attribute to Google/DigitalGlobe.
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