The Earth from GOES-East in visible and infrared

The Earth from GOES-East in visible and infrared
The Earth from GOES-East in visible and infrared Captured on January 16, 2012 at 12:00 UTC, this image shows two views of North and South America from GOES-East. The satellite sits in a geostationary orbit above the equator at 75°W longitude. The image on the left was captured in visible light, showing part of North America in darkness. The image on the right was taken in the infrared spectrum, revealing both the dark portion of the globe and additional weather pattern details. NOAA / EUMETSAT / NERC Satellite Receiving Station / University of Dundee

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