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Multi-spectral Images

ESAs Sentinel satellites mission is carrying a range of technologies, such as radar and multi-spectral imaging instruments for land, ocean and atmospheric monitoring. Especially Sentinel 2 (color vision) and 3 (bigger picture) brought up some beautiful insights of our planet so far.

Zachariae glacier – the shades of grey on the left side of the image depict the static landmass, while the colours on the right show changes in sea-ice type and cover between the three radar scans:
Zachariae glacier node full image 2 Multi spectral Images

Rolling sand dunes in the expansive Rub’ al Khali desert on the southern Arabian Peninsula are pictured in this image from the Sentinel-2A satellite:
Rub al Khali node full image 2 Multi spectral Images
credit: ESA

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NASA earth photo of the year

The people vote the picture below as NASA’s photo of the year: “The play of light on water can reveal overlooked details and nuances to photographers and artists on Earth. The same thing can happen when looking from space.” Truly beautiful but maybe not my first pick…click here for a huge achive full of impressive pictures!

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Canary Island (image credit: NASA)

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Klyuchevskaya volcano in Russia (image credit: NASA)