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Here are some cyclone images. You can make any of these images into your computer desktop wallpaper. Just click on an image to enlarge it, and then choose “Set as Desktop Background”.
This is a view of Tropical Cyclone Ului as it approached the coast of Queensland, Australia on March 19, 2010. This image was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) flying onboard NASA’s Aqua satellite.
Here’s an amazing view of Tropical Cyclone Pat moving across the Southern Pacific Ocean on the morning of February 9, 2010. This image was taken by the MODIS instrument on NASA’s Terra satellite.
This is a picture of Tropical Cyclone Phet as it moves over Oman with a maximum wind speed of 140 kilometers per hour. This image was captured on June 4, 2010 by the MODIS instrument.
The MODIS-image above shows Tropical Cyclone Robyn as it moves along the Southern portion of Indian Ocean on April 5, 2010. Tropical Cyclone Robyn was recorded to have a maximum sustained wind speed of 110 kilometers per hour which eventually went up to 140 kilometers per hour at the time the image was taken.
This is an image of a Category 4 Tropical Cyclone Oli moving over the French Polynesian Islands on February 4, 2010. During the time this image was captured, Cyclone Oli is moving at a maximum sustained wind speed of 213 kilometers per hour.
We’ve also recorded an episode of Astronomy Cast all about planet Earth. Listen here, Episode 51: Earth.