News tagged with cloud tops

Venus mountains create wave trains

(Phys.org) —The planet Venus is blanketed by high-level clouds. At visible wavelengths, individual cloud features are difficult to see, but observations made by instruments on ESA's Venus Express orbiter have revealed many ...

dateJan 22, 2014 in Space Exploration
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NASA data showed Tropical Storm Erin forming

Infrared data from NASA's Aqua satellite showed strong thunderstorms had developed in the eastern Atlantic low pressure system that grew into Tropical Storm Erin. NASA's TRMM satellite noticed a "hot tower" in the storm's ...

dateAug 15, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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