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6 Dec 2019 - 11:41 EST
6 Dec 2019 - 16:41 UTC

GOES-West - Sector view: Alaska - Band 12*

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Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1440 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1440 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1450 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1450 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1500 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1500 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1510 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1510 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1520 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1520 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1530 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1530 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1540 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1540 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1550 UTC
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Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1600 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1610 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1610 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1620 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1620 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1630 UTC
Band 12 - 9.6 µm - Ozone - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1630 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
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About Band 12

9.6 µm - "Ozone" Band - 2 km resolution - Band 12 will provide information both day and night about the dynamics of the atmosphere near the tropopause with high spatial and temporal resolutions. For clear (cloud-free) scenes of view, this band is cooler than the IR window bands because of absorption due to ozone.

• For more details, see the Band 12 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 803 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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