Atlantic winds and weather in motion during the 2017 hurricane season

Another one found on NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) blog, from Monday:


What we have here are smoke, dust, and salt spray as tracked by satellite, which shows wind patterns including the formation of hurricanes. A suspension of particles or fine droplets in a gas in an aerosol, hence the reference to “aerosols” in the video. (The fact that spray cans often emit aerosols leads to a common misconception that “aerosol” means something like “spray can.”)

The link to the APOD page in question is here, and for APOD images in general, the URL is easy to remember:

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