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GOES-West Full Disk - Band 14*

2 hour loop - 12 images - 10 minute update

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Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0130 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0130 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0140 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0140 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0150 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0150 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0200 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0200 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0210 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0210 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0220 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0220 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0230 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0230 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0240 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0240 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0250 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0250 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0300 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0300 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0310 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0310 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0320 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 16 Apr 2021 - 0320 UTC
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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