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Karin Hauck
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ICONic Views of the Atmosphere

NASA Earth Observatory Image of the Day for January 7, 2020

On January 7, 2020, ICON first light images were featured as NASA Earth Observatory's "Image of the Day," in an article called "ICONic Views of the Ionosphere."

ICONic Views of the Atmosphere

In the upper reaches of the atmosphere, at the boundary between Earth and space, particles and gases and energy do an intricate and colorful dance that varies daily. A new satellite is watching that dance close up.

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