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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Shifting seasons viewed from Himawari-8

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Shifting seasons viewed from Himawari-8 Himawari-8 is a geostationary satellite parked over the western Pacific Ocean. These six images were captured a month apart from July to December 2015 and show how the terminator (night/day boundary) shifts over the course of an Earth year.

Himawari JMA

Original image data dated on or about December 21, 2015.

JAXA images may be reused for educational or informational purposes, with restrictions. Visit JAXA's website for more information on their image use policy.


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