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21 Oct 2020 - 07:30 EDT
21 Oct 2020 - 11:30 UTC

GOES-West Full Disk - Band 12*

3 hour loop - 12 images - 15 minute update

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Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 0830 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 0830 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 0845 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 0845 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 0900 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 0900 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 0915 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 0915 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 0930 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 0930 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 0945 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 0945 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 1000 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 1000 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 1015 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 1015 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 1030 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 1030 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 1045 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 1045 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 1100 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 1100 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 1115 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 21 Oct 2020 - 1115 UTC
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About Band 12

9.6 µm - "Ozone" Band - 2 km resolution - Band 12 will provide information both day and night about the dynamics of the atmosphere near the tropopause with high spatial and temporal resolutions. For clear (cloud-free) scenes of view, this band is cooler than the IR window bands because of absorption due to ozone.

• For more details, see the Band 12 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 803 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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