A remarkable Hurricane Sandy time lapse released by NASA captures the 900-mile megastorm intensifying and moving north.
The video was compiled from images of the storm taken by NASA's GOES-13 satellite on Oct. 26 through Oct. 28, as Sandy moved out of the Bahamas, spreading its clouds over the Eastern Seaboard.
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A separate vantage point of the storm taken by a different NASA satellite, GOES-14, took one picture every minute from 7:15 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. EDT Oct. 28. These "super rapid scan" images reveal amazing details of the storm's motion, according to NASA Earth Observatory's YouTube channel.
According to CNN, Sandy intensified on Oct. 29, with sustained winds of 90 mph reported. Officials on Monday said that Sandy's storm surge had already reached the levels achieved by Irene in 2011.
The ISS passed over Sandy on Monday morning, Previously, cameras on the space station captured Sandy as the storm moved northward toward the Bahamas.