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GOES-West PACUS - Band 15*

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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 15 May 2021 - 0551 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 15 May 2021 - 0551 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 15 May 2021 - 0601 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 15 May 2021 - 0611 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 15 May 2021 - 0616 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 15 May 2021 - 0626 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 15 May 2021 - 0701 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 15 May 2021 - 0711 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 15 May 2021 - 0721 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 15 May 2021 - 0721 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 15 May 2021 - 0726 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 15 May 2021 - 0726 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 15 May 2021 - 0731 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 15 May 2021 - 0731 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 15 May 2021 - 0736 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 15 May 2021 - 0741 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 15 May 2021 - 0751 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 15 May 2021 - 0751 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 15 May 2021 - 0801 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 15 May 2021 - 0801 UTC
legend for GOES-West color-enhanced channels 11-15
 

About Band 15

12.3 µm - "Dirty" Longwave IR Window Band - 2 km resolution - Band 15 at 12.3 µm offers nearly continuous monitoring for numerous applications, though usually through a split window difference with a cleaner window channel. These differences can better estimate low-level moisture, volcanic ash, airborne dust/sand, sea surface temperature, and cloud particle size.

• For more details, see the Band 15 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 662 KB)

*GOES-17 Infrared Image Quality

During post-launch testing of the GOES-17 ABI instrument, an issue with the instrument's cooling system was discovered. The loop heat pipe (LHP) subsystem, which transfers heat from the ABI electronics to the radiator, is not operating at its designed capacity. The consequence of this is that the ABI detectors cannot be maintained at their intended temperatures under certain orbital conditions. This is preventing adequate cooling for some of the infrared (IR) channels on the instrument during parts of the night, leading to partial loss of ABI imagery. Learn more.

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