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Landsat 8 Cirrus band 9

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Landsat 8 Path 112 Row 66 acquired August 3, 2013. Image shows cirrus clouds visible using Cirrus band 9. Landsat 8's Band 9 (1.360-1.390 µm) provides detection of high-altitude cloud contamination that may not be visible in other spectral bands. Cirrus clouds appear bright while most land surfaces will appear dark through cloud-free atmospheres containing water vapor.


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