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Polar Satellite

Popocatepetl

1996

GOES Satellite

Popocatepetl Image

The ash cloud from an erupting Popocatepetl Volcano can be seen as a bright area in the center of this grey scale infrared (Channel 4) image from the NOAA-14 Polar Orbiting satellite at 1936 UTC on March 12, 1996.

Image Information

Satellite System Image Specifics
Satellite Name NOAA-14 Channel Band No. 4 (Infrared)
Date March 12, 1996 Resolution 4-km
Julian Date 72 Orbit No./Dir NA
Time 1936 UTC Entity ID NA
Instrument System AVHRR Area Mexico
Data Type Frame


Event Discussion


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