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19 Apr 2019 - 14:58 UTC

GOES-West - Sector view: Tropical Pacific - Band 14*

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Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 19 Apr 2019 - 1250 UTC
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Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 19 Apr 2019 - 1310 UTC
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Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 19 Apr 2019 - 1410 UTC
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Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 19 Apr 2019 - 1420 UTC
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Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 19 Apr 2019 - 1430 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 19 Apr 2019 - 1430 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 19 Apr 2019 - 1440 UTC
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legend for GOES-West color-enhanced channels 11-15
 

About Band 14

11.2 µm - IR Longwave Window Band - 2 km resolution - the traditional longwave infrared window band, is used to diagnose discrete clouds and organized features for general weather forecasting, analysis, and broadcasting applications. Observations from this IR window channel characterize atmospheric processes associated with extratropical cyclones and also in single thunderstorms and convective complexes.

• For more details, see the Band 14 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 958 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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