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21 Mar 2019 - 16:38 EDT
21 Mar 2019 - 20:38 UTC

GOES-West PACUS - Band 10*

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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1736 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1736 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1741 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1741 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1746 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1746 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1751 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1751 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1756 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1756 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1801 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1801 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1806 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1806 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1811 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1811 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1816 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1816 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1821 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1821 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1826 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1826 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1831 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1831 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1836 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1836 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1841 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1841 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1846 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1846 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1851 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1851 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1856 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1856 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1901 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1901 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1906 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1906 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1911 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1911 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1916 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1916 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1921 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1921 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1926 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1926 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1931 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1931 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1936 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1936 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1941 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1941 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1946 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1946 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1951 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1951 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1956 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 1956 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 2001 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 2001 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 2006 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 2006 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 2011 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 2011 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 2016 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 2016 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 2021 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 2021 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 2026 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 2026 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 2031 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 21 Mar 2019 - 2031 UTC
legend for GOES-West color-enhanced channels 8-10
 

About Band 10

7.3 µm - "Lower-level Water Vapor" Band - 2 km resolution - Band 10 is a water vapor band, meaning it is capable of detecting water vapor at middle to lower portions of the atmosphere, in addition to high clouds. It can detect water vapor lower in the troposphere compared to the water vapor band on the legacy GOES-13 and -15 imager.

The imager on GOES-16 features three mid-level water vapor bands instead of the single water vapor band on the GOES-13 Imager. The single water vapor band on GOES-13 contained a mixture of water vapor features over many levels of the troposphere, but GOES-16 enables us to focus on water vapor in the upper troposphere (band 8), the middle troposphere (band 9), or the lower troposphere (band 10). The GOES-13 Imager water vapor channel is between ABI bands 8 and 9.

• For more details, see the Band 10 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 599 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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