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6 Mar 2021 - 11:18 UTC

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

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Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1016 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1016 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1021 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1021 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1026 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1026 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1031 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1031 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1036 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1036 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1041 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1041 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1046 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1046 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1051 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1051 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1056 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1056 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1101 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1101 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1106 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1106 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1111 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Mar 2021 - 1111 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
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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