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October 27, 2002:  Etna erupts again.

Etna, day 1. Eruption from mount Etna on Sicily started around 04:00 UTC.

October 28, 2002:

Etna, Day 2. Hot lava visible on North flank.

October 29, 2002:

Etna, day 3. Regional view of NOAA 17.

NOAA 16 detail

October 30, 2002:

Etna, day 4. Blue is volcanic, brownish smoke from forest fires. See also the red north slopes. NOAA 17.

Somewhat later in the day by NOAA 16.

October 31, 2002:

Etna, day 5. Smoke plumes under clouds, about +20 degrees from the x-axis

November 01, 2002:

Etna, day 6. Activities somewhat weakened.

November 02, 2002:

Etna, day 7. Easterly wind, moderate activity. Smoke extending into Greece.