Blue Marble 2012

Blue Marble 2012 – Arctic View

Fifteen orbits of a recently launched Suomi NPP satellite supposing a VIIRS instrument adequate time (and longitude) to accumulate a pixels for this synthesized perspective of Earth display a Arctic, Europe, and Asia.

Suomi NPP orbits a Earth about 14 times any day and observes scarcely a whole surface. The NPP satellite continues pivotal information annals that are vicious for meridian change science.

Image Credit: NASA/GSFC