NASA's CloudSat passed over Sandy at 10:32 a.m. EDT on Oct. 27, 2012. Light to moderate precipitation associated with parts of the outer bands of Hurricane Sandy were moving on shore into parts of North Carolina.
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NASA's CloudSat Views Hurricane Sandy

NASA's CloudSat passed over Sandy at 10:32 a.m. EDT on Oct. 27, 2012. Light to moderate precipitation associated with parts of the outer bands of Hurricane Sandy were moving on shore into parts of North Carolina where CloudSat intersected the system. Cloudsat showed heavier showers and thunderstorms further south and east of the Atlantic coastline over the open water.

Quicklook Images can viewed at the CloudSat Data Processing Center.

Image details

ID#:
PIA16436

Date added:
2012-10-29

Target:
Earth

Mission:
CloudSat

Spacecraft:
CloudSat Satellite

Instruments:
CloudSat Profiling Radar (CPR)

Size:
1196 x 206 pixels (width x height)

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PIA16436.tif (0.74 MB)

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PIA16436.jpg (0.04 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL/The Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA), Colorado State University