TRMM 3-D Flyby Animation of Cyclone Ian (video) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Loading video... Caption TRMM's Precipitation Radar data was used to create this 3-D flyby animation Ian's well defined eye on Jan. 11, 2014, at 0833 UTC/3:33 a.m. EST. Powerful thunderstorms in Ian's eye wall were found reaching heights of about 15 km/9.3 miles. Credit Image Credit: SSAI/NASA, Hal Pierce Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.