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GOES "Full Disk" image of Earth

This is a "full-disk" image of the Earth taken by GOES-11. In the image, north of the equator, you can see where GOES-11 captured all four tropical areas in the Pacific on Aug. 13 at 8 a.m. EDT: from left to right, the remnants of Maka and Felicia, then TD9E and finally,Tropical Storm Guillermo.


Credit: NOAA/NASA GOES Project


NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is home to the nation's largest organization of combined scientists, engineers and technologists that build spacecraft, instruments and new technology to study the Earth, the sun, our solar system, and the universe.


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Uploaded on March 4, 2010