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16 Aug 2022 - 07:48 UTC

GOES-18 Mesoscale view - Band 7 at 55°N - 133°W - Dall Island, AK

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legend for color-enhanced infrared channel 7
 

About Band 7

3.9 µm - "Shortwave Window" Band - 2 km resolution - Band 7 has a variety of applications, including fire detection, cloud particle size retrievals, and differentiating between liquid water and ice clouds. Fire hot spots will show up as relatively small dark gray to black pixels.

GOES-16 band 7 corresponds approximately to the old GOES-13 infrared channel.

• For more details, see the Band 7 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 808 KB)