Credit: NOAA

The Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) is an American space weather station in position about a million miles from Earth in a unique location called Lagrange point 1, which basically allows it to hover between the Sun and our planet.

The spacecraft’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) camera takes a new picture of Earth every two hours.

Launched on Feb 11, 2015, DSCOVR arrived at the Sun–Earth L1 Lagrange point on June 8, 2015.

DSCOVR is a joint mission between NASA, NOAA, and the USAF.

Here’s a selection of DSCOVR images taken April 19, 2020, a prelude to 
Earth Day that is celebrated on April 22 in the United States and on either April 22 or the day the spring equinox occurs throughout the rest of the world. For more information on DSCOVR, go to: https://epic.gsfc.nasa.gov/

Credit: NASA/GSFC

Credit: NASA/GSFC

Credit: NASA/GSFC

Credit: NASA/GSFC

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