In the early afternoon on August 27, 2014, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aquasatellite acquired this natural-color image of Hurricane Cristobal. At the time, the storm had maximum sustained winds of 70 knots (80 miles per hour), making it a category 1 hurricane.
Read more about Cristobal on the NASA Hurricane Page.
NASA image by Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response. Caption by Mike Carlowicz.Instrument(s): Aqua - MODIS
Astronomers have for the first time caught a glimpse of the earliest stages of massive galaxy construction. The building site, dubbed “Sparky,” is a dense galactic core blazing with the light of millions of newborn stars that are forming at a ferocious rate.
Lever de soleil orbital, pour illuminer votre week-end.
Source : Photo par le cosmonaute russe Oleg Artemyev (@OlegMKS) depuis l’ISS.