Satellite Captures Image of Eastern North America From the Great Lakes to Cuba

The Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the US Earth-observing satellite, NPP, collects radiometric imagery in visible and infrared wavelengths of the Earth’s land, atmosphere, and oceans.. It acquired its first measurements on November 21, 2011, capturing a broad swath of eastern North America from the Great Lakes to Cuba. The image shows the full scene from Hudson Bay to the northern coast of Venezuela.

Read the article and download the original image at: NASA.

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