Wildfire smoke visible one million miles away • Earth.com

Last update: September 20th, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Today’s Image of the Day from NASA Earth Observatory shows the extent of wildfire smoke produced by dozens of wildfires in Oregon and California. The smoke is so thick that it is visible one million miles away from Earth. 

The photo was captured on September 9, 2020 by NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) on NOAA’s DSCOVR satellite.

Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory 

By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer

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