PIA23357: Amazon Fires Seen by NASA's ECOSTRESS
 Target Name:  Earth
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  ECOSTRESS
 Spacecraft:  ISS
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 Produced By:  JPL
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NASA's Ecosystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) captured new imagery of fires in the Amazon regions of Brazil and Bolivia on Aug. 23, 2019. The red areas are where surface temperatures exceeded the maximum measureable temperature of the instrument's sensor (approximately 220 degrees Fahrenheit or 104 degrees Celsius), highlighting the burning areas along the fire fronts. The dark wispy areas indicate thick smoke — thick enough that it obscures much of the fire from view. The measurements cover areas of about 77 by 77 yards (70 by 70 meters) each, or about the size of a football field.

More information about ECOSTRESS is available here: https://ecostress.jpl.nasa.gov/.

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