Hurricane Andrew

Overhead View,
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Overhead view of Hurricane Andrew on 25 August 1992 at 20:20 UT. The cloud data are from GOES-7 (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite), while the vegetation is derived from AVHRR (Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometers).

Red Clouds,
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An overhead view like the one above, but different wavelengths are assigned to the red, green and blue channels to make the hurricane appear red.

Time-Lapse Image,
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Three views of Andrew on 23, 24 and 25 August 1992 as the hurricane moves East to West.

Perspective Rendering
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Perspective rendering of Andrew on 25 August 1992.

Full-Earth View
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Full view of the Earth, taken by GOES-7 (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite) on 25 August 1992. The image shows Hurricane Andrew approaching Louisiana.

Images produced by F. Hasler, M. Jentoft-Nilsen, H. Pierce, K. Palaniappan, and M. Manyin.