Satellite Image, Photo of Easternmost Brazil, South America, January 5, 2003

Satellite Image, Photo of Easternmost Brazil, South America

Credit: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

On January 5, 2003, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite captured this true-color image of easternmost Brazil. Through the patchy clouds, MODIS detected a few scattered fires, which are marked with red dots. At right is the Atlantic Ocean.

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