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EO On This Day
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EO On This Day

In honor of our 20th anniversary, we offer a selection of some of the most beautiful, newsworthy, interesting, and scientifically important images from the past 20 years — one for each day of the calendar year.

Published Jun 19, 2019

Atmosphere Heat Land Life Water Snow and Ice

Wispy Clouds Before the Storm
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Wispy Clouds Before the Storm

Transverse cirrus clouds may look benign, but they are often associated with intense weather.

Published Jun 18, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere

Ship Tracks, Aleutian Islands
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Ship Tracks, Aleutian Islands

Exhaust creates cloud lines that trace the curved trajectories of ships.

Published Jun 14, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Water

Cyclone Vayu Approaches Western Coast of India
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Cyclone Vayu Approaches Western Coast of India

The powerful storm barreled toward the coast and then changed direction.

Published Jun 13, 2019

Atmosphere Water Severe Storms

Heatwave in India
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Heatwave in India

Extreme temperatures baked northern cities for nearly three weeks.

Published Jun 12, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Human Presence