Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: This visible image of powerful Typhoon Roke was captured by the MODIS instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite at 03:55 UTC on Sept. 21, 2011, as it was approaching landfall in Japan, south of Tokyo.
Credit: Credit: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team
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