16 Aug 2022 - 22:12 UTC
GOES-18 Mesoscale view - Band 1 at 19°S - 174°W - Near Tonga
8 frame animation displayed. This mesoscale location is no longer being actively produced.
To enlarge, pause animation & click the image. Hover over popups to zoom. Use slider to navigate.
GOES Animations and Internet Explorer
While GOES animation code will not run on older Internet Explorer browsers, they work in the newest versions of Microsoft Edge. If you are using Internet Explorer, please try a different browser: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or MS Edge are all supported.
About Band 1
0.47 µm - Blue Band - 1 km resolution - Visible band 1 is in the blue portion of the spectrum. It is particularly useful for detecting atmospheric aerosols such as smoke and dust. (daytime only).
Band 1 is a visible channel and is therefore black during nighttime hours.
• For more details, see the Band 1 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 873 KB)