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Fires in Southern Mexico

Image captured on 12 May 2019, by the MODIS instrument, aboard the Aqua satellite.


Fires in Southern Mexico on 12 May 2019 (MODIS/Aqua)

True-color image of fires in southern Mexico. The image was acquired on 12 May 2019 by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument, aboard the Aqua satellite. In Worldview, observe the high levels of the Aerosol Index due to the fires, from the Ozone Mapping Profiler Suite (OMPS) instrument aboard the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi-National Polar orbiting Partnership (Suomi-NPP) satellite.

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