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  • Astronomy Picture of the Day 4-2-02

    04/01/2002 8:58:29 PM PST · by petuniasevan · 12 replies · 319+ views
    NASA ^ | 4-2-02 | Robert Nemiroff and Jerry Bonnell
    Astronomy Picture of the Day Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2002 April 2 Mysterious Black Water in Florida Bay Credit & Copyright: ORBIMAGE, SeaWiFS, NASA Explanation: What is causing the water in Florida Bay to turn black? The mysterious black color could be seen as early as last December in images taken by the SeaWIFS instrument on board the Earth-orbiting SeaStar satellite. During the darkest period in February, when the above image was taken, visibility in the usually...