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Stories by Margaret Mooney

Labor Day Weekend Aurora Borealis via VIIRS Day Night Band

The recent 3-day weekend was a 3-night extravaganza for Aurora enthusiasts with an active Aurora Borealis lighting up the sky for 3 nights in a row.  The VIIRS (Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite) Day Night Band Sensor flying on the Suomi-NPP and NOAA-20 polar-orbiting satellites captured stunning snapshots of the... Read More