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Great Zoom into Los Angeles, CA: The Hollywood Sign

Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves floating in virtual space just above the ground.
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A seamless zoom from space to the ground, using data from Terra-MODIS, Landsat-ETM+, and IKONOS, and ending at the Hollywood Sign in Los Angeles, California.    A seamless zoom from space to the ground, using data from Terra-MODIS, Landsat-ETM+, and IKONOS, and ending at the Hollywood Sign in Los Angeles, California.
Duration: 38.0 seconds
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Full globe view    Full globe view

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Western North America view    Western North America view

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Southern California view    Southern California view

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Los Angeles metro area view    Los Angeles metro area view

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Hollywood Hills view    Hollywood Hills view

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The Hollywood Sign    The Hollywood Sign

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Video slate image reads,    Video slate image reads, "Zoom in to Los Angeles

-Hollywood Sign-

Ikonos: 09-17-2000, 07-08-2000

Landsat: 09-20-1999, 09-20-1999".

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Short URL to This Page:http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/goto?2108
Animation Number:2108
Completed:2001-04-10
Animators:Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC) (Lead)
 Horace Mitchell (NASA/GSFC)
Scientist:Darrel Williams (NASA/GSFC)
Platforms/Sensors/Data Sets:Terra/MODIS (2000/12/25)
 Landsat
 IKONOS (2000/07/08)
Series:Great Zooms
Video:SVS2001-0015 *
Goddard TV Tapes:G2001-027
 G2003-046
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Keywords:
SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> Hollywood
DLESE >> Human geography
DLESE >> Physical geography
SVS >> Zoom
 
 


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