Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: This visible image of Hurricane Rafael in the North Atlantic was taken from the MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Terra satellite on Oct. 17 at 1440 UTC (10:40 a.m. EDT). Rafael's northwestern fringe clouds were brushing Nova Scotia, Canada (top left).
Credit: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team
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