GOES-8 Water Vapor image

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This image, taken by GOES-8 (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite) on 23 September 1994, shows atmospheric water vapor observed at a wavelength of 6.7 microns.

Image produced by F. Hasler, D. Chesters, M. Jentoft-Nilsen, and K. Palaniappan (NASA/Goddard) and T. Nielsen (Univ. of Hawaii).

GOES-8 is funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)