Lake Balkhash, Kazakhstan - April 2019
Image captured on 8 April 2019, by the VIIRS instrument, on board the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi-NPP satellite.
True color image of Lake Balkhash in Kazakhstan. The image was acquired on 8 April 2019 by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument, on board the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi-NPP) satellite. Use the comparison feature to view the area with other band combinations such as the false color combination of VIIRS Bands M3-I3-M11 (on the right), where lake ice appears in bright red and is differentiated from water, which will appear very dark in the image.
Last Updated: May 28, 2019 at 1:45 PM EDT