North Africa and Europe from Suomi NPP

North Africa and Europe from Suomi NPP
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    Image by Norman Kuring, NASA GSFC, using data from the VIIRS instrument aboard Suomi NPP.
Over a period of six orbits on on February 3, 2012, the recently launched Suomi NPP satellite provided the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument enough time to gather the pixels for this synthesized view of Earth showing North Africa and southwestern Europe.

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  • Data Date:

    February 3, 2012
  • Visualization Date:

    June 19, 2012
  • Sensor(s):

    Suomi NPP - VIIRS

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