Suomi NPP Satellite Images

Shown below are some example satellite imagery from the VIIRS and CrIS instruments aboard the newly renamed Suomi NPP satellite. The VIIRS images are from 19 January 2012, the first day when the full complement of VIIRS channels was active - the time period is from 17:57 to 18:04 UTC. The CrIS image is from 20 January 2012.

Images courtesy of Liam Gumley and Dave Tobin at the Space Science and Engineering Center, UW-Madison.

VIIRS M15 (10.76 microns) color scaled from 225K to 325K

VIIRS M05/M04/M03 (red/green/blue) true color

VIIRS M07 (0.865 microns) grey scaled

CrIS 900 1/cm brightness temperature global image

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January 30, 2012
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