28 Sep 2022 - 10:54 UTC
GOES-West Mesoscale view - Band 1 at 41°N - 117°W - Elko County, NV
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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)