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NASA's Aqua Satellite Gets a Visible Look at Tropical Cyclone Evan

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured this visible image of Tropical Cyclone Evan (04P) over the Samoa Islands on Dec. 13 at 0105 UTC. Evan's maximum sustained winds had increased to 90 knots (103 mph/166.7 kph) at the time of this image.

 

Image Credit: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team

Text Credit: NASA Goddard, Rob Gutro

 

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Uploaded on December 13, 2012