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NOAA Photo Library Image - spac0160

The first of the "Monthly Weather Review" Picture of the Month series, as published in January 1963. This first picture shows a series of actinoform clouds extending along the parallel 7 degrees South Latitude and between 87 and 97 West Longitude. This cloud type was not even suspected prior to TIROS photography.

Image ID: spac0160, NOAA In Space Collection
Photo Date: 1962 October 7, 1500 GMT

Category: Space/Imagery/Visible/

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