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Detailed Imagery of Super Typhoon Haiyan's Eye
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Detailed Imagery of Super Typhoon Haiyan's Eye

The Suomi NPP satellite captured an incredibly detailed infrared image of Super Typhoon Haiyan's eye as it orbited over the storm at approximately 05:25 UTC on November 7, 2013. The entirety of the storm is actually cut-off by this and the previous orbit. This situation would normally result in reduced satellite data quality at the edges of the sensor scan. However, the VIIRS instrument has minimal data quality degradation at the scan edges, resulting in such highly detailed images.

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Referral:Latest information from the Joint Typhoon Warning Center
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Keywords:Super Typhoon, Haiyan, VIIRS, Suomi NPP, 2013.11.07
 

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