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AIRS Image of Usagi

Caption: The AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured this infrared image of Super-Typhoon Usagi on Sept. 19 at 17:29 UTC/1:29 p.m. EDT, showing a pinpoint eye. Strong thunderstorms with heavy rain (purple) were over northern Luzon, Philippines at that time.

Credit: NASA/AIRS, Ed Olsen

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