Image of the Day: November 2013

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Above: The colors of autumn sweep across the northeastern United States in this satellite image. Between mid-September to late October, forests in central Pennsylvania transform into a symphony of reds, yellow and browns, as temperatures fall and the days grow shorter in the northern hemisphere.

NASA's Aqua satellite captured this photo on Oct. 21, 2013, when fall colors were at or just past their peak in central and eastern Pennsylvania. The forests along the ridge lines of the Appalachian Mountains were the most colorful. [Related: The Rich Colors of Fall Foliage]   Less «
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