20 May 2018 - 17:24 UTC
Mesoscale View - Band at 14°N - 55°W
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0.86 µm - "Veggie" Band - 1 km resolution - Combining band 3 (a near-infrared or "reflective" band), along with the 0.64 µm ("red") ABI Band 2, will be used for detecting daytime clouds, fog, and aerosols and for calculating a normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI), hence its nickname the "veggie" band.
• For more details, see the ABI Bands Quick Information Guides, (PDF, 913 KB).