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Fires north of Fairbanks, Alaska

Image captured on 7 July 2019, by the VIIRS instrument, on board the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi NPP satellite.

True color image of Fires in Alaska on 7 July 2019 (Suomi-NPP/VIIRS) False color image of Fires in Alaska on 7 July 2019 (Suomi-NPP/VIIRS)

Images of fires north of Fairbanks, Alaska. The images were acquired on 7 July 2019 by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument, on board the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi-National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satellite. Compare the true color and false color images with Worldview's compare tool - the true color image is on the left and shows the smoke emanating from the fires; the false color image is on the right and allows you to look through the smoke and see the areas on the ground that have burned.

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Last Updated: Oct 4, 2019 at 8:32 AM EDT