A new cloud species, a fluorescent tree frog, and other amazing images of the week Newsworthy eye candy By Eleanor Cummins March 24, 2017 Entertainment Picasa SHARE Snow blanket This true color satellite image shows most of the northeastern United States covered in snow. Scientists took three different color-sensitive channels from the VIIRS camera, which is attached to the Suomi NPP satellite, and combined them into one stunning image. The snow stretches across the region, coating three of the Great Lakes on the upper left to Long Island, New York, as it juts into the Atlantic in the bottom right. This is just one small sample of VIIRS’ catalog; the machine orbits the Earth twice a day, scanning for vegetation, clouds, smoke, and other environmental factors along the way. Entertainment fluorescent frogs images images of the week IOTW MORE TO READ RELATED How to optimize your PS5’s storage space so you don’t run out immediately Don't stress out about deleting games. READ NOW RELATED The best backyard games for when the weather is nice Entertainment fit for an afternoon at the park,... RELATED Solve the famous water puzzle from Die Hard 3 Tackle this brain teaser with a vengeance.