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An outflow boundary - not a jellyfish - over Africa

This image on an outflow boundary over Africa was acquired on 27 September 2018, by the "day-night band" (DNB) on the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on Suomi NPP. The DNB sensor detects dim light signals such as auroras, airglow, and city lights.

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Tropical-like cyclone headed for Crete and Greece

A tropical-like cyclone, also known as a medicane, has now fully developed in the Mediterranean. The medicane, captured by the NOAA-20 polar orbiting satellite at 8 a.m. ET on 27 September, 2018, is expected to continue "organising and strengthening" on Friday, according to Severe Weather EU.

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Dirty ice in Foxe Basin

This wide view image of Foxe Basin, Canadian Arctic, was acquired on 3 September, 2018, by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite.

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Hurricane Florence, North Carolina

This 1 km Proba-V image captures Hurricane Florence over North Carolina on 15 September 2018, a day after the category one storm made landfall in the United States.

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Northeast Ethiopia

The Copernicus Sentinel-1B satellite takes us over Semera in northeast Ethiopia. Semera is a new town with a population of just over 2600 and serves as the capital of the Afar region. The region spans an estimated 270 000 sq km, from close to the border with Eritrea towards the capital of Addis Ababa.

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A View Inside Hurricane Florence

This natural-color image shows how Hurricane Florence appeared from above to the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite on 11 September 2018.

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Circuit Paul Ricard

This high-resolution photograph of Circuit Paul Ricard, a distinctive racetrack in Le Castellet, Var, in southeastern France was taken from the ISS on 9 June 2018.

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Trouble Brewing in the Atlantic

The Atlantic basin was relatively quiet for much of August 2018, but September brought a surge in storm activity. On 9 September 2018, Florence, Isaac, and Helene were all churning up the North Atlantic. 

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North Sea bloom

The Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite takes us over the North Sea, revealing a significant algae bloom covering most of the southern part. One of Europe's most productive fisheries, the North Sea covers an area of 570 000 sq km and is linked to the Atlantic by one of the world's busiest shipping regions – the English Channel.

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Vredefort Crater

The Vredefort Dome, which measures about 90 kilometres across, was observed on 27 June 2018, by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8.