22 May 2018 - 19:39 UTC
GOES-East Mesoscale View - Band 5 at 38°N - 75°W - Near Worcester County, MD
Half hour loop - 30 images - 1 minute update
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About Band 5
1.6 µm - "Snow/Ice" Band - 1 km resolution - During the day band 5 can be used to differentiate ice clouds and snow (relatively dark) from liquid water clouds (relatively bright), such as fog and stratus. It can also detect very hot fires both day and night.
• For more details, see the ABI Bands Quick Information Guides, (PDF, 577 KB).