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15 Oct 2019 - 04:47 EDT
15 Oct 2019 - 08:47 UTC

GOES-West - Sector view: Alaska - Band 11*

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Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0640 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0640 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0650 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0650 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0700 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0700 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0710 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0710 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0720 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0720 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0730 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0730 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0740 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0740 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0750 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0750 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0800 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0800 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0810 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0810 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0820 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0820 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0830 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 15 Oct 2019 - 0830 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
legend for GOES-West color-enhanced channels 11-15
 

About Band 11

8.4 µm - "Cloud-top Phase" Band - 2 km resolution - Band 11 is used in combination with the 11.2 and 12.3 µm bands to derive cloud phase and type products. This band is similar to the "traditional" IR longwave window band, although the 8.4 µm band assists in determining the microphysical properties of clouds.

• For more details, see the Band 11 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 643 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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