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Face-on Spiral... of the Atlantic Kind

08/30/2004 12:00AM

Face-on Spiral... of the Atlantic Kind

Photo by MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) MODIS is a key instrument aboard the Terra (EOS AM) and Aqua (EOS PM) satellites.


  • Doombot! [Dannon Vick]
  • 08/30/2004 10:27AM
Looks like it could be Central Florida...again. 8O
  • Doombot! [Dannon Vick]
  • 09/05/2004 07:11AM
Crap.<br><br>It's really windy here, folks.

  • jimd [Jim Dixon]
  • 08/30/2004 11:00AM
I noticed this similarity for a long time. Any theories on why they look so much alike out there? Is low atmospheric pressure like a mini black hole?? Well maybe not, I better get back to work.

  • Glenn [Glenn Golson]
  • 09/03/2004 02:28PM
Compare this Anglo Australian shot of M100 the Hurricane Frances image. Glenn