NASA Volcano Image Shows Atmospheric Shockwave

Started by goldfarb, June 22, 2009, 06:31:53 pm

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goldfarb

On June 12th, Saychev Peak on Matua Island erupted, hurling ash and steam into the air. Luckily, NASA's International Space Station was watching. This stunning image, from the Earth Observatory, reveals some rare details about this eruption.

http://io9.com/5299919/nasa-volcano-image-shows-atmospheric-shockwave

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Michael Goldfarb | Senior Technical Director | SideFX | Toronto | Canada

FrankB


inkydigit

great use of clouds and distance shader!!!
awesome image...thanks!

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rcallicotte

So this is Disney World.  Can we live here?

deepdish


Rhalph

There are a few others there, plus lots of wonderful satellite pictures:
http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2009/06/recent_scenes_from_the_iss.html

If you don't know the Big Picture website, visit it :P
One of my favorite RSS.


Seth