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Stunning satellite photo shows what the vernal equinox looked like from 22,300 miles away


Stunning satellite photo shows what the vernal equinox looked like from 22,300 miles away One picture makes it easy to define an equinox: it’s when the Earth is as different as night and day. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) captured the the glory of that fleeting moment on Wednesday in a photo taken by one of its Geostationary and Polar-Orbiting Weather Satellites. The GOES-16, as it's known, is positioned approximately 22,300 miles away from Earth and is lined up at 75.2 W longitude and the equator. The distance is far enough away to provide the breathtaking "full-disk" imagery of our planet.   More



(Source: AccuWeather.com - Mar 22)

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