25 Sep '11, 10pm

NASA Earth Observato Hurricane Katia off the Northeastern US Coastline: Viewed from the space station, Hurric...

Hurricane Katia had diminished to Category 1 strength on the Saffir-Simpson scale by the time this astronaut photograph was taken, but it still presented an impressive cloud circulation as its center passed the northeastern coast of the United States on September 9, 2011. The storm reached Category 4 strength earlier on September 5, making it the second major hurricane of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season. Katia remained over open waters of the Atlantic Ocean for all of its lifetime, unlike two preceding storms of the season— Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee —that both made landfall on the continental U.S. The approximate center of Hurricane Katia is visible at image right, with its outer cloud bands extending across the center of the view. A small part of New York—including Long Island and the Hudson River—is visible through a gap in the cloud cover. The Hudson Riv...

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Hurricane Katia off the Northeastern US Coastli...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 25 Sep '11, 10pm

Hurricane Katia had diminished to Category 1 strength on the Saffir-Simpson scale by the time this astronaut photograph wa...

Hurricane Katia off the Northeastern US Coastli...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 25 Sep '11, 10pm

Hurricane Katia had diminished to Category 1 strength on the Saffir-Simpson scale by the time this astronaut photograph wa...

Hurricane Hilary [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 25 Sep '11, 6pm

Hilary was a Category 4 hurricane on September 24, 2011, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC). At 8:00 a....

Four Corners, Southwestern U.S. [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 24 Sep '11, 10pm

In just one place in the United States do four states meet. The borders of Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona interse...

Four Corners, Southwestern U.S.: Acquired June ...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 24 Sep '11, 10pm

acquired June 11, 2001 download large image (3 MB, JPEG) acquired June 11, 2001 download GeoTIFF file (11 MB, TIFF) In jus...

Northern lights as seen from the space - a supe...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 27 Sep '11, 6am

And the skies of night were alive with light, with a throbbing, thrilling flame; Amber and rose and violet, opal and gold ...

Four Corners, Southwestern U.S.: Acquired June ...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 24 Sep '11, 10pm

acquired June 11, 2001 download large image (3 MB, JPEG) acquired June 11, 2001 download GeoTIFF file (11 MB, TIFF) In jus...

Hurricane Ophelia [image] #NASA

Hurricane Ophelia [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 30 Sep '11, 1pm

Ophelia was strengthening into a hurricane when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra ...

Seeing Equinoxes and Solstices from Space : Ima...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 22 Sep '11, 10pm

One of the most frequently misunderstood concepts in science is the reason for Earth’s seasons. As we experience the Septe...

Seeing Equinoxes and Solstices from Space [imag...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 22 Sep '11, 10pm

One of the most frequently misunderstood concepts in science is the reason for Earth’s seasons. As we experience the Septe...