April 2, 2015 Dust Storm Rolls Across the Arabian Peninsula
April 2, 2015 Dust Storm Rolls Across the Arabian Peninsula
acquired April 2, 2015 download large 7:20 Universal Time image (4 MB, JPEG, 5600x5600 - left)
acquired April 2, 2015 download large 10:20 Universal Time image (3 MB, JPEG, 5600x6200 - right)
Dust Storm Rolls Across the Arabian Peninsula
7:20 Universal Time
acquired April 2, 2015 download large 7:20 Universal Time image (4 MB, JPEG, 5600x5600)
Dust Storm Rolls Across the Arabian Peninsula
10:20 Universal Time
acquired April 2, 2015 download large 10:20 Universal Time image (3 MB, JPEG, 5600x6200)

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometers (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra and Aqua satellites captured a view of a massive wall of dust pushing southeast across the Arabian Peninsula on April 2, 2015. Terra acquired the upper image at 7:10 Universal Time (10:10 a.m. local time). Aqua captured the lower image about three hours later. Turn on the comparison tool to slide between the two images.

NASA image by Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response. Caption by Adam Voiland.

Instrument(s): 
Terra - MODIS
Aqua - MODIS

Dust Storm Rolls Across the Arabian Peninsula

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