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GOES-West - Sector view: U.S. Pacific Coast - Band 11*

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Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1920 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1920 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1930 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1930 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1940 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1940 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1950 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 1950 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 2000 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 2000 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 2010 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 2010 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 2020 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 2020 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 2030 UTC
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Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 2040 UTC
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Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 2050 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 2050 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 2100 UTC
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Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 06 Dec 2019 - 2110 UTC
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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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