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GOES-West - Sector view: Pacific Northwest - Band 15*

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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 18 Aug 2019 - 2146 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 18 Aug 2019 - 2156 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 18 Aug 2019 - 2201 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 18 Aug 2019 - 2206 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 18 Aug 2019 - 2211 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 18 Aug 2019 - 2216 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 18 Aug 2019 - 2221 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 18 Aug 2019 - 2226 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 18 Aug 2019 - 2231 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 18 Aug 2019 - 2236 UTC
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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 18 Aug 2019 - 2241 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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