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GOES-West - Sector view: Hawaii - Band 15*

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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 09 Jul 2020 - 1756 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 09 Jul 2020 - 1801 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 09 Jul 2020 - 1806 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 09 Jul 2020 - 1811 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 09 Jul 2020 - 1816 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 09 Jul 2020 - 1821 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 09 Jul 2020 - 1826 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 09 Jul 2020 - 1831 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 09 Jul 2020 - 1836 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 09 Jul 2020 - 1841 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 09 Jul 2020 - 1846 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 09 Jul 2020 - 1851 UTC
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legend for GOES-West color-enhanced channels 11-15
 

About Band 15

12.3 µm - "Dirty" Longwave IR Window Band - 2 km resolution - Band 15 at 12.3 µm offers nearly continuous monitoring for numerous applications, though usually through a split window difference with a cleaner window channel. These differences can better estimate low-level moisture, volcanic ash, airborne dust/sand, sea surface temperature, and cloud particle size.

• For more details, see the Band 15 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 662 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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