NASA Sees Pinhole Eye Seen in Weakening Tropical Cyclone Winston

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    NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite saw that Tropical Cyclone Winston maintained a pinhole eye as it tracked east of southern Vanuatu's islands in the Southern Pacific Ocean on Feb. 23. Infrared imagery showed bands of strong thunderstorms were wrapping into the low-level center of the storm.

    Tropical Cyclone Winston was moving past Vanuatu in the South Pacific Ocean on Feb. 23 at 0140 UTC when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured this image of the storm.

    Credits: NOAA/NASA Goddard Rapid Response

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    1. berserk reaction [deleted] 38 months ago | reply

      Good photography.

    2. casdielissen 38 months ago | reply

      It have the same spiral as a galaxy

    3. SJB Dolls 38 months ago | reply

      Gosh, Thanks for these incredible photos!

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