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2010-05-19 14:05:00

At 3 pm EDT on May 18, NASA's Aqua satellite swept over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill from its vantage point in space and the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer instrument captured sunglints in a visible image of the spill.

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2010-05-18 14:50:41

The first tropical storm of the Northern Indian Ocean cyclone season has formed and NASA's Aqua satellite captured its birth.

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2010-05-18 14:48:36

NASA's Terra satellite continues to provide visible and infrared imagery of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull Volcano ash plume, and the most recent imagery showed the plume being pulled in a northeasterly direction over the island nation.

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2010-05-14 07:21:14

A visible satellite image on Wednesday, May 12 at 13:10 UTC (9:10 am EDT) from NASA's Aqua satellite's Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument captured the Eyjafjallajokull Volcano's ash plume (brown).

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2010-05-12 11:27:25

NASA has mobilized its remote-sensing assets to help assess the spread and impact of the Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico at the request of US disaster response agencies.

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2010-05-01 14:15:00

NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites are helping the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) keep tabs on the extent of the recent Gulf oil spill with satellite images from time to time.

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2010-04-20 14:38:08

NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of the ash plume from Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano this morning, April 20, as it flew overhead from its vantage point in space.

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2010-04-19 15:20:00

Over the last three days NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites have provided visible and infrared imagery of the ash plume from the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland.

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2010-04-01 18:00:00

NASA's Aqua satellite flew over the remnants of ex-tropical storm Paul early today, April 1 and noticed its circulation and form had weakened in the last 24 hours.

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2010-03-03 09:25:00

Scientists at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center have released images that provide the most detailed view of Earth ever produced.


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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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