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A Slice of Glory

People have been marveling at glories for centuries, but satellites offer a unique perspective on the colorful optical phenomenon.


NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens, using MODIS data from LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response. Print from (Juan and Ulloa, 1752). Story by Adam Voiland.

Published June 19, 2018
Data acquired June 3, 2018

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