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Meteor vapour trail, 15th Feb 2013 | by Simonrp_1984
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Meteor vapour trail, 15th Feb 2013

An image from the SEVIRI instrument aboard Meteosat Second Generation. The vapour trail left by the meteor that was seen near Chelyabinsk on 15th February 2013 is visible in the centre of the image.

 

This image uses data from the High Resolution Visible (HRV) channel of SEVIRI that can produce images with both high spatial and temporal resolution. The data were received and processed by the Earth Observation Group at the University of Copenhagen. Please email questions or comments to Simon Proud

 

Original data Copyright EUMETSAT 2013

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Taken on February 15, 2013