A blanket of smoke from fires in Siberia is so huge it can be seen from nearly 1 million miles away in space

It’s a tad faint, but a smudge of smoke is clearly visible in the image below, captured by a spacecraft in deep space

The Deep Space Climate Observatory spacecraft hovers between the Earth and Sun, keeping a constant eye on our planet’s sunlit side from about a million miles away.

Yet even from that extremely distant vantage point (called Lagrange Point 1), DSCOVR’S camera was able to discern a broad blanket of smoke from wildfires raging in Siberia.

Look for the smoke within the circ

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