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Dust Storm in the Persian Gulf—October 2016

Image captured on 3 October 2016 by the VIIRS instrument, on board the Suomi-NPP satellite.

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Image of a dust storm in the Persian Gulf acquired on 3 October 2016 by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on board the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi-NPP) satellite.

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Last Updated: Aug 14, 2019 at 11:10 AM EDT