Australia National Satellite - Cloud / Surface Composite
Clouds from infrared image combined with static colour image of surface.

Radar Image is *MISSING Scheduled maintenance*

Official Bureau of Meteorology Satellite Notes.



About these Images : The clouds/surface composites are created by combining information from two images. The Earths surface (land and oceans) is a static image from NASA's Blue Marble image set. The cloud cover, which is overlaid on top of this surface image, is derived from a greyscale infrared image (see Infrared Images), by removing the temperature range associated with the surface. While a clouds/surface composite gives a good indication of the current cloud cover, it should not be confused with a true visible image.

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