Bleeding Heart

Earth As Art image Bleeding Heart

Detailed Description

A feathery, blood red streak cuts across the heart of this image. The translucent red paint stroke is not actually a feature of the land. It is a cirrus cloud detected by Landsat 8’s cirrus band. This cirrus cloud, which hovers over the Aral Sea in Kazakhstan, is invisible in natural color imagery.

Source: Landsat 8

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Image Dimensions: 7800 x 8400

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Location Taken: KZ