Warning: file_get_contents(https://cdn.star.nesdis.noaa.gov/GOES17/catalogs/GOES17/MESO_11_14S-170W_catalog.json): failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found in /www/fst/relcan20211213/meso_band.php on line 32

Notice: Undefined variable: location in /www/fst/relcan20211213/meso_band.php on line 73
Mesoscale view - at 14°S - 170°W - NOAA / NESDIS / STAR
NOAA GOES Image Viewer website
24 May 2022 - 23:15 EDT
25 May 2022 - 03:15 UTC

Mesoscale view - at 14°S - 170°W*


Warning: Division by zero in /www/fst/relcan20211213/includes/AllConstants.inc on line 1910

Warning: Division by zero in /www/fst/relcan20211213/includes/AllConstants.inc on line 1910
0 hour loop - 0 images - 0 minute update

To enlarge, pause animation & click the image. Hover over popups to zoom. Use slider to navigate.

  

  

  

Requested animation unavailable

image: animation not available - contact webmaster
legend for color-enhanced infrared channels 11-15
 

About

8.4 µm - "Cloud-top Phase" Band - 2 km resolution - Band 11 is used in combination with the 11.2 and 12.3 µm bands to derive cloud phase and type products. This band is similar to the "traditional" IR longwave window band, although the 8.4 µm band assists in determining the microphysical properties of clouds.

• For more details, see the Band 11 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 643 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.