Hurricane Isaac during Night

Hurricane Isaac during Night

Early on Aug 29, 2012, a Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite on a Suomi-NPP satellite prisoner this night perspective of Hurricane Isaac and a cities nearby a Gulf Coast of a United States. The picture was acquired during 1:57 a.m. internal time by a VIIRS “day-night band,” that detects light in a operation of wavelengths from immature to near-infrared and uses light intensification to capacitate a showing of low signals. In this case, a clouds of Isaac were illuminated by moonlight.

Issac, a slow-moving storm, done landfall as a difficulty 1 whirly nearby a mouth of a Mississippi River in southwestern Louisiana during about 6:45 p.m. internal time on Aug 28, 2012.

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Credit: NASA