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Nighttime Waves Over the South Atlantic

A layer of marine stratocumulus clouds off the west coast of Africa displayed some particularly complex wave patterns.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using VIIRS day-night band data from the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership. Story by Kathryn Hansen.

Published May 14, 2020
Data acquired May 10, 2020

Source:
Suomi NPP > VIIRS
Collection:
Earth at Night