Friday, May 25, 2018
NASA satellites provide a 3-way analysis of Tropical Cyclone Mekun

NASA satellites provide a 3-way analysis of Tropical Cyclone Mekun

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Tropical Cyclone Mekunu, the second tropical cyclone in less than a week, formed in the western Arabian Sea early on May 22, 2018 and is moving toward a landfall in Oman. NASA satellites provided an infrared, night-time and precipitation analysis of the storm.
Astronomers observe unprecedented detail in pulsar 6,500 light-years from Earth

Astronomers observe unprecedented detail in pulsar 6,500 light-years from Earth

(Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics) A team of astronomers has performed one of the highest resolution observations in astronomical history by observing two intense regions of radiation, 20 kilometers apart, around a star 6,500 light-years away. The observation is equivalent to using a telescope on Earth to see a flea on the surface of…
New network is installed to investigate space weather over South America

New network is installed to investigate space weather over South America

(Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo) Magnetometer network identifies magnetic field disturbances that can cause interference in electronic appliances, power grids and satellite navigation systems. Using the data collected by the network, Brazilian researchers work on the development of a specific magnetic K-index for South America.
NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Sagar's landfall

NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Sagar's landfall

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The final bulletin on Tropical Cyclone Sagar was issued at 11 a.m. EDT (1500 UTC) on May 19. By that time, Sagar had made landfall in Somalia. NASA's Terra satellite captured an infrared image of the storm as it was making landfall.
NASA satellite reveals a more prganized Tropical Cyclone Sagar?

NASA satellite reveals a more prganized Tropical Cyclone Sagar?

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Tropical Cyclone Sagar, formerly known as 01A, appeared more organized on satellite imagery and has strengthened since May 17.

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