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GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1351 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1351 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1356 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1356 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1401 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1401 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1406 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1406 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1411 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1411 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1416 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1416 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1421 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1421 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1426 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1426 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1431 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1431 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1436 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1436 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1441 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1441 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1446 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1446 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1451 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1451 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1456 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1456 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1501 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1501 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1506 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1506 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1511 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1511 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1516 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1516 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1521 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1521 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1526 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1526 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1531 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1531 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1536 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1536 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1541 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1541 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1546 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 07 Feb 2023 - 1546 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid

GeoColor is a multispectral product composed of True Color (using a simulated green component) during daytime, and an Infrared product that uses bands 7 and 13 at night. During the day, the imagery looks approximately as it would when viewed with human eyes from space. At night, the blue colors represent liquid water clouds such as fog and stratus, while gray to white indicate higher ice clouds, and the city lights come from a static database derived from the VIIRS Day Night Band.

GeoColor was developed at the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) and the STAR Regional and Mesoscale Meteorology Branch (RAMMB). For a full description of the algorithm, please see this article.

Please credit CIRA/NOAA when using GeoColor imagery.

NOTE: Lighted areas shown in nighttime images are not real-time depictions of city lights. The layer is derived from a compilation of JPSS VIIRS Day Night Band images and is included for orientation purposes.

• For more details, see the CIRA GeoColor Product Quick Guide, (PDF, 1.24 MB)