AIRS Image of Chris (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail Caption AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Hurricane Chris on July 11 at 2:17 a.m. EDT (0617 UTC) and analyzed the storm in infrared light. AIRS found strongest storms in a thick band around the eye, and in large, fragmented bands of thunderstorms north and east of the center with cloud top temperatures as cold as -63F/-53C. Credit Credits: NASA JPL/Heidar Thrastarson Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail 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.