NASA captures a stunning video of the planet a million miles away

NASA captures a stunning video of the planet a million miles away

NASA released new footage of the Earth a distance of about a million miles. The stunning video was captured by a camera installed on the satellite of the Ocean Climate and Atmospheric Surveillance ServiceNOCO), Which monitors the Earth from a distance of about a million miles towards the sun.

This distance means that the camera can observe the whole earth from sunrise to sunset, and pick up the named camera EPIC, One image rate per hour during the summer, and one image every two hours during the winter.

Alexander Marshak, project deputy director said: "Looking at the camera and the repeated observations, we are able to observe the daypart of the daily cycle of many phenomena, for example, can follow EPIC A volcanic explosion or a storm all day. "

NASA uses these footage to monitor a number of objects, for climate studies and weather analysis.


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