News tagged with infrared data

Asteroid zips by Orion nebula

(Phys.org) —This image shows the potentially hazardous near-Earth object 1998 KN3 as it zips past a cloud of dense gas and dust near the Orion nebula. NEOWISE, the asteroid-hunting portion of the Wide-field ...

dateAug 26, 2013 in Astronomy
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NASA sees Tropical Storm Trami U-turning

Tropical Storm Trami appears to be a very large storm in infrared data from NASA's Aqua satellite. In a NASA image, Trami appears to be about two-thirds the size of the Philippines. Satellite data also indicates ...

dateAug 19, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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NASA satellite sees Pewa become a typhoon

NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the tropical cyclone known as Pewa after it strengthened into a typhoon in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. The Aqua satellite image revealed that Pewa had developed a small ...

dateAug 19, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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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" ...

dateAug 15, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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