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World: Satellite imagery

View the latest satellite images by selecting a region from the map, or from the drop-down list below.


Missing images

During the equinoxes the geostationary satellites pass through the earth's shadow. Because of this the transponders of the satellite are switched off to conserve battery power, so some images will not be available.

World IR satellite image
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The above image is a tropical mercator composite of the entire globe taken using the infrared channel. Click on it to select a bigger view of a world region.

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