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The mirror-like reflection of the Sun off the surface of the Timor Sea highlights the location of an oil slick in this natural-color image from October 28, 2009.
What was probably a sheen of oil calmed the waters of the Timor Sea and darkened the mirror-like reflection of the sun when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image on September 17, 2009.
An image from September 3, 2009, shows the area affected by a continuing oil spill in the Timor Sea.
This image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite on August 30, 2009, shows the Timor Sea and what are probably oil slicks about 250 kilometers northwest of Western Australia.
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