Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: NASA's Aqua satellite picked up smoke (light brown) and hot spots (red) from fires in Colorado, Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico. This image was taken from the MODIS instrument onboard Aqua on June 19, 2012, at 2025 UTC (4:25 p.m. EDT).
Credit: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team, Jeff Schmaltz
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