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GOES-West Mesoscale View - Band 13 at 35°N - 101°W - Donley County, TX*

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Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2242 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2242 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2243 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2243 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2244 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2244 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2245 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2245 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2246 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2246 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2247 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2247 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2248 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2248 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2249 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2249 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2250 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2250 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2251 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2251 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2252 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2252 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2253 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2253 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2254 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2254 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2255 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2255 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2256 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2256 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2257 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2257 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2258 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2258 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2259 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2259 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2300 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2300 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2301 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2301 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2302 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2302 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2303 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2303 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2304 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2304 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2305 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2305 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2306 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2306 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2307 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2307 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2308 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2308 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2309 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2309 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2310 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2310 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2311 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 16 Feb 2019 - 2311 UTC
legend for GOES-West color-enhanced channels 11-15
 

About Band 13

10.3 µm - "Clean" Longwave IR Window Band - 2 km resolution - Band 13 at 10.3 µm is an infrared window, meaning it is not strongly affected by atmospheric water vapor. This channel is useful for detecting clouds all times of day and night and is particularly useful in retrievals of cloud top height.

GOES-16 Band 13 corresponds approximately to the old GOES-13 IR cloud channel.

• For more details, see the Band 13 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 615 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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