March 20th, 2014
10:03 AM ET

What Do Satelitte Images Really Show?

The search for possible debris from Flight 370 ends as night falls in the southern Indian Ocean and we examine the information learned on Thursday.

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced satellites captured images of two objects about 14 miles (23 kilometers) from each other and about 1,500 miles (2,400 kilometers) southwest of Australia's west coast.

The area is a remote, rarely traveled expanse of ocean far from commercial shipping lanes.

Search expert Captain Timothy Taylor examined the images of potential debris on "New Day" Thursday.

Taylor called the information "a good lead" though he expressed doubt about finding the plane and how the currents could impact the search.

"These things do not stay in one place," he said.

Taylor also explained that a 'gyre' is a circular ocean current that could accumulate trash in the water.

"This could be a patch of trash," he added.


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