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Archive: Tue Jan 2013

Variations in Suomi/NPP Day/Night Band Lunar Illumination

The Day/Night band on Suomi/NPP produces Night-Time visible imagery using illumination from natural (the moon, forest fires) and man-made sources (city lights, gas flares). Interpretation of the imagery should be done, therefore, with a knowledge of the Lunar phase. In the example above, note the dimming of the clouds over... Read More