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Hurricane Juan

Hurricane Juan

The MODIS instrument onboard NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this true-color image of Hurricane Juan approximately 645 miles south of Halifax, Nova Scotia. At the time this image was taken on September 27, 2003, Juan was packing sustained winds of 85 mph and was moving to the north-northwest at 7 mph.

Image courtesy Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC.