25 July 2016
This is Why Satellite Pictures Look This Way
Posted by Dan Satterfield
..and then there are these images, all from today Sunday 24 July 2016.
It looks this way because of two main facts.
1. The Equator is hot, and the Poles are cold.
2. The Earth is rotating.
Now, watch the video and understand (I still remember seeing this demonstration as a first year undergrad in meteorology.)