hey guys...
I have a simple question ...

is it possible to write a python code (a function or a class) that would take coordinates as parameters (four angles of a rectangle), extract the image from google earth and then save it ?

I ve been looking around but no luck

any help ????

http://code.google.com/apis/maps/documentation/places/ :

Query limits for the Google Places API will be set closer to launch and may be specific to each application depending on the use case and traffic estimates

Note: the Places API may only be used in conjunction with displaying results on a Google map; using Place data without displaying a map for which Place data was requested is prohibited. Additionally, calculation of Place information may generate copyrights, warnings and/or advertising which must be displayed to the user in some fashion.