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Here are some cool hurricane satellite 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”.
Here’s a picture of Hurricane Ike taken from the International Space Station on September 10, 2008. Hurricane Ike’s landfall in the United States ranks third in terms of the cost of damages.
This is a space view of the Hurricane Felix taken by the Expedition 15 crew member from the International Space Station on September 3, 2007. This photo was taken when the space station was above the coast of eastern Honduras.
Here’s an image of Hurricane Katrina’s circulating clouds taken by the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) on August 27, 2005 as it moved through the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane Katrina is the sixth strongest among all the hurricanes that developed from the Atlantic Ocean. Here are some other Hurricane Katrina pictures more hurricane photos.
This is a photo of the eye of Hurricane Alberto taken in August 19, 2000 during the Terra orbit 3571. Hurricane Alberto is a Category 3 hurricane in the Atlantic that lasted for 19.75 days.
This is a picture of Hurricane Isabel taken by the Expedition 7 crew member from the International Space Station on September 7, 2003. Hurricane Isabel had a maximum wind speed of 165 mph.
We have written many articles about hurricanes for Universe Today. Here’s an article about the eye tower making hurricanes stronger, and here’s a view of Hurricane Alex. Here are even more hurricane pictures and hurricane images.
We’ve also recorded an episode of Astronomy Cast all about planet Earth. Listen here, Episode 51: Earth.