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These Incredible Pictures From Space Will Help Us Predict Deadly Storms

NOAA just released the first images from their newest weather satellite, GOES-16, which has improved spectral channels and resolution!

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GOES-16 Image Gallery

“This composite color full-disk visible image is from 1:07 p.m. EDT on January 15, 2017 and was created using several of the 16 spectral channels available on the GOES-16 Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) instrument. The image shows North and South America and the surrounding oceans.”

GOES-16 satellite sends first images of Earth

“Since the GOES-16 satellite lifted off from Cape Canaveral on November 19, scientists, meteorologists and ordinary weather enthusiasts have anxiously waited for the first photos from NOAA’s newest weather satellite, GOES-16, formerly GOES-R.”

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“A new weather-tracking satellite has beamed back its first images of Earth from orbit, and the view is absolutely beautiful! The new satellite, called GOES-16, is the first of four cutting-edge weather satellites – collectively known as GOES-R – to be launched into space, and the 16th GOES (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite) mission in all.”

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Written By: Sophie Bakoledis

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