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  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: This detailed view of the eye of Super typhoon Yuri (19.0N, 140.0E) shows the bowl shaped structure of the eye wall. The eye cylinder descends almost to the ocean surface, some 45, 000 to 50, 000 ft. In this case, the eye is filled with clouds but in most cases, the cylinder is at least partially clear so that the sea surface is visible. The storm at this time was at it's most intense wi... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: This detailed view of the eye of Super typhoon Yuri (19.0N, 140.0E) shows the bowl shaped structure of the eye wall. The eye cylinder descends almost to the ocean surface, some 45, 000 to 50, 000 ft. In this case, the eye is filled with clouds but in most cases, the cylinder is at least partially clear so that the sea surface is visible. The storm at this time was at it's most intense with maximum sustained winds of 165 mph and gusting to 200 mph. Subject Terms: STS-44 EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE) Date Taken: 11/28/1991 Categories: Earth Observations Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Original: Film - 70MM CT Preservation File Format: TIFF geon: PACIFIC OCEAN feat: TYPHOON YURI EYE tilt: Low Oblique cldp: 100 nlat: 17.9 nlon: 137.6 azi: 228 alt: 196 elev: 25. less
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