News tagged with infrared data

NASA sees a strengthening Tropical Storm Ernesto

Tropical Storm Ernesto continues to track through the Caribbean and satellite data and NOAA hurricane hunter aircraft revealed a strengthening storm mid-day on Monday, August 6. NASA infrared data revealed strong thunderstorms ...

dateAug 06, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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NASA sees Nangka become a typhoon

Tropical Storm Nangka strengthened to a typhoon in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean just after NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead on July 6. Infrared data from the AIRS instrument showed very cold cloud top temperatures ...

dateJul 06, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Illusions in the cosmic clouds

Pareidolia is the psychological phenomenon where people see recognizable shapes in clouds, rock formations, or otherwise unrelated objects or data. There are many examples of this phenomenon on Earth and in space.

dateOct 27, 2014 in Astronomy
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Chandra's archives come to life

Every year, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory looks at hundreds of objects throughout space to help expand our understanding of the Universe. Ultimately, these data are stored in the Chandra Data Archive, an electronic repository ...

dateOct 22, 2014 in Astronomy
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