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This image depicts winds associated with Typhoon Melor on October 7, 2009.
Typhoon Melor was approaching the southernmost islands of Japan when this natural-color image was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite on October 7, 2009.
Acquired October 5, 2009, this true-color image shows Super Typhoon Melor spanning hundreds of kilometers over the Pacific Ocean.