Hurricane Pauline

As seen in National Geographic, vol. 194, no. 1 (July 1998), page 11.

View 1:
[Fran, 1997 Oct 7 - color] 1997 Oct 7, 17:45 UT
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[Fran, 1997 Oct 7 - color] 1997 Oct 7, 17:45 UT
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[Fran, 1997 Oct 7 - color] 1997 Oct 7, 17:45 UT
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Hurricane Pauline approaching Mexico on 7 October 1997 1745 UT, as viewed by NOAA GOES-8. The image is a false color composite created from the visible, 4 micron and 11 micron channels. The perspective view was generated using the 11 micron channel as the height field.

Images produced by Marit Jentoft-Nilsen, Hal Pierce, Fritz Hasler and Dennis Chesters, Laboratory for Atmospheres, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

For additional images, see the RSD Image Catalog.