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Tasman Sea

The orbiting Aqua/MODIS instrument found the above phytoplankton-brightened cyclonic eddy swirling in the Tasman Sea on the first day of November 2019. Some of the haze in the overlying atmosphere comes from fires burning in New South Wales, Australia. Click on the above image to get a larger version that includes a portion of southeastern Australia.