Tropical Cyclone Fay (18S) off Australia and Indonesia

Tropical Cyclone Fay (18S) off Australia and Indonesia
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) onboard NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this true-color image of Tropical Cyclone Fay churning in the Pacific waters between Australia and Indonesia. At the time this image was captured, Fay was located approximately 175 miles northwest of Kuri Bay and had winds gusting to 150 miles per hour.

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  • Data Date:

    March 21, 2004
  • Visualization Date:

    March 22, 2004
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration