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Observatory launches more polar orbiting satellite images

20 November 2012

Starting today (20 November), the Hong Kong Observatorywill release more images received from polar orbiting satellites on its website ( The new additions are infra-red cloud images captured by NOAA-18 and NOAA-19 satellites operated by the U.S. Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Metop-A satellite operated by European EUMETSAT. These high resolution images can be utilized to monitor the weather as well as the global climate.