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LightSail 2 over the Caribbean (Camera 1, Processed)

LightSail 2 over the Caribbean (Camera 1, Processed)

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LightSail 2 over the Caribbean (Camera 1, Processed)
This processed image from LightSail 2 was captured on 03 September 2019 at 19:47 UTC as the spacecraft passed over the Caribbean. Visible on Earth just below the sail on the right are the outer bands of Hurricane Dorian. Farther to the lower-right are the eastern tip of Cuba and the western portions of Haiti. At the right edge of the picture is the blue-green water is from the Turks and Caicos islands. The raw, unprocessed image is available here. This is a pair to an image taken a few seconds later by camera 2. A print version of this processed image is available here.

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