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Hurricane Katrina, August 28, 2005 | by NASA Goddard Photo and Video
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Hurricane Katrina, August 28, 2005

This is the raw satellite image from GOES East taken at 2115Z on August 28, 2005. It shows Hurricane Katrina at maximum intensity, heading towards the Louisiana coast. The GOES satellite captures images in grayscale and then the Lab enhances and colorizes these mapped images.

 

Credit: NOAA/NASA GOES Project..NASA image use policy.

 

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Taken on August 28, 2005