22 Oct 2018 - 08:15 UTC
GOES-East Mesoscale View - Band 2 at 38°N - 75°W - Near Worcester County, MD
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About Band 2
0.64 µm - "Red" Band - 0.5 km resolution - Visible band 2 is in the red portion of the spectrum and has the highest resolution of any ABI band at 0.5 km, and for that reason is the primary visible band. It is used primarily to monitor the evolution of clouds throughout the daylight hours.
GOES-16 Band 2 corresponds approximately to the old GOES-13 visible channel.
• For more details, see the ABI Bands Quick Information Guides, (PDF, 673 KB).