Autumn Looks Awesome From Space

Autumn Looks Awesome From Space

The autumn foliage is out in force in eastern Siberia, and it’s beautiful.

This image, captured by the Moderate Resolution Image Spectroradiometer on NASA’s Aqua satellite, does a good job of showing how pretty the leaves can be.

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But in the zoomed-out version of the same image, you can also see how gradual of a process it is — the foliage further south remains green, the north is already brown, and there’s just one sweet spot in the middle of perfect colour.

[NASA Earth Observatory]