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NOAA Photo Library Image - spac0302

Visible imagery (VIS) and Infrared (IR) photographs from NOAA 2 Very High Resolution Radiometers (VHRR), orbit 2453. NOAA 2 was at an altitude of 905 miles. The visible channel represents reflected light, while the IR image has been derived from a sensor response to the temperature of the earth, ocean, and clouds.

Image ID: spac0302, NOAA In Space Collection
Location: Western Atlantic
Photo Date: 1973 April 29 1500 GMT

Category: Space/Imagery/Infra-red/Visible/

High Resolution Photo Available

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