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

Tropical Cyclone Fay appeared to be growing when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite captured this image on March 23, 2004. The storm is moving along the northwestern coast of Australia.

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  • Data Date:

    March 23, 2004
  • Visualization Date:

    March 23, 2004
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration