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NASA’s Worldwide Fire Map

Did you know that NASA’s satellites can identify surface fires from space? They use the thermal imaging wavelength band to find hotspots that correspond with fires that are either wildfires or are human-set burns in agricultural areas. NASA produces a map which shows these fires across the globe. You can…
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EarthSky: Images of crepuscular rays

You’ve probably seen crepuscular rays late in the day when the sun is drifting lower in the sky and beams of light shoot out from behind clouds. These are called crepuscular rays, and they can be spectacular! You can see a collection of images from EarthSky at
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Another set of fantastic weather pictures (and birds)

I am a sucker for beautiful pictures of the sky and land. Here is a new set I found this morning on MSN. Enjoy! For those who prefer birds, check out these contest winners at Popular Science:
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