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These stunning hi-res images of planet Earth will make you temporarily forget Earth’s problems  

NOAA just released the amazing first images from its new GOES-16 weather satellite, which launched in November and is capable of sending back more vivid pictures than its predecessors.  The first images show a breathtaking sweep of the Western Hemisphere and kind of make you forget—at least for a short while—that things are a bit of … Continue reading “These stunning hi-res images of planet Earth will make you temporarily forget Earth’s problems  “

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NOAA just released the amazing first images from its new GOES-16 weather satellite, which launched in November and is capable of sending back more vivid pictures than its predecessors

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The first images show a breathtaking sweep of the Western Hemisphere and kind of make you forget—at least for a short while—that things are a bit of a mess down here right now. NOAA says the higher-resolution images will help the agency make more accurate weather forecasts. 


Check out the full image set here.

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