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GOES-West - Sector view: Pacific Southwest - Band 11*

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Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0806 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0806 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0811 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0811 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0816 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0816 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0821 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0821 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0826 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0826 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0831 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0831 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0836 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0836 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0841 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0841 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0846 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0846 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0851 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0851 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0856 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0856 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0901 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0901 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0906 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0906 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0911 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0911 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0916 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0916 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0921 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0921 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0926 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0926 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0931 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0931 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0936 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0936 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0941 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0941 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0946 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0946 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0951 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0951 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0956 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 0956 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 1001 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Jan 2021 - 1001 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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