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Polar Satellite

Ruapehu

1996

GOES Satellite

Ruapehu Image

A feather-shaped ash cloud spreads northeastward toward Tahiti from the erupting Ruapehu Volcano in New Zealand. The Channel 3 infrared image is from the NOAA-14 Polar Orbiting satellite at 0310 UTC on June 17, 1996.

Image Information

Satellite System Image Specifics
Satellite Name NOAA-14 Channel Band No. 3 (Infrared)
Date June 17, 1996 Resolution 4-km
Julian Date 169 Orbit No./Dir NA
Time 0310 UTC Entity ID NA
Instrument System AVHRR Area New Zealand
Data Type Frame


Event Discussion


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