PIA21093: JPL's HAMSR Takes Hurricane Matthew's Temperature
Target Name: Earth
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Spacecraft: Global Hawk
Instrument: HAMSR
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Produced By: JPL
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JPL's High-Altitude Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit Sounding Radiometer (HAMSR) instrument captured this look inside Hurricane Matthew's spiral clouds on Oct. 7, 2016, flying on a NASA Global Hawk unmanned aircraft. Red colors show cloud bands without precipitation; blues show rain bands.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech HAMSR team/NOAA SHOUT Team/NASA Global Hawk Team

Image Addition Date:
2016-10-07