Hurricane Fausto (08E), Eastern Pacific Ocean

Hurricane Fausto (08E), Eastern Pacific Ocean
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Hurricane Fausto weakened as it moved westward in the eastern Pacific Ocean, and by the time this image was acquired on August 25, 2002, it had dropped from Category 4 to Category 2 hurricane status. This image was acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite.

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  • Data Date:

    August 25, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    August 27, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration