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GOES-West Mesoscale view - Band 13 at 39°N - 119°W - Lyon County, NV*

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Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1909 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1909 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1910 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1910 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1911 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1911 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1912 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1912 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1913 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1913 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1914 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1914 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1915 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1915 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1916 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1916 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1917 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1917 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1918 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1918 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1919 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1919 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1920 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1920 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1921 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1921 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1922 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1922 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1923 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1923 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1924 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1924 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1925 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1925 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1926 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1926 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1927 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1927 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1928 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1928 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1929 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1929 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1930 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1930 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1931 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1931 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1932 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1932 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1933 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1933 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1934 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1934 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1935 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1935 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1936 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1936 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1937 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1937 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1938 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 02 Apr 2020 - 1938 UTC
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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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