Hurricane Danielle Churns in the Atlantic on August 26, 2010

  • Released Friday, August 27, 2010
  • Updated Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 4:55PM
  • ID: 3757

Hurricane Danielle scene through the eyes of AQUA/MODIS on August 26, 2010.

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Aqua satellite captured this natural-color image of Hurricane Danielle on August 26 at 1555 UTC. At this time, she was a category 2 storm with winds of 90 knots and a pressure reading of 982 mb. Danielle has a distinct eye with the storm's longest spiral arms streching toward the northeast.
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At this time, the National Hurricane center reported Hurricane Danielle was located roughly 630 miles northeast of the Northern Leeward Islands, and roughly 770 miles southeast of Bermuda.


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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio


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Datasets used in this visualization

Aqua (Collected with the MODIS sensor)
GOES-12 Visible (Collected with the Imager sensor)

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