Parallax from Geostationary Satellites
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These are also "touch-friendly" and should run on mobile devices.

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GOES-West (Full Disk)
GOES-West (CONUS)
GOES-West (Alaska)
GOES-West (American Samoa)
GOES-East (Full Disk)
GOES-East (CONUS)
GOES-East (Canada)
Himawari-8 (Full Disk)
Himawari-8 (American Samoa)

  These interactive examples demonstrate the concept of parallax from a geostationary orbit, including several questions.


Other Sites
Other GOES-R Series Webapps
GOES-R Series Program web page
GOES-R Series list of links


   Unless otherwise noted, all these webapps are Copyright© 2014 by Tom Whittaker at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Images provided by the SSEC Data Center, Jim Nelson, CIMSS or Tim Schmit, NOAA NESDIS.