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GOES-West Mesoscale view - Band 13 at 39°N - 119°W - Lyon County, NV*

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Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2053 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2053 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2054 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2054 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2055 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2055 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2056 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2056 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2057 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2057 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2058 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2058 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2059 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2059 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2100 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2100 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2101 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2101 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2102 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2102 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2103 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2103 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2104 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2104 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2105 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2105 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2106 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2106 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2107 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2107 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2108 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2108 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2109 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2109 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2110 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2110 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2111 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2111 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2112 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2112 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2113 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2113 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2114 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2114 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2115 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2115 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2116 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2116 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2117 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2117 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2118 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2118 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2119 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2119 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2120 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2120 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2121 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2121 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2122 UTC
Band 13 - 10.3 µm - Clean Longwave Window - IR - 22 Nov 2019 - 2122 UTC
legend for GOES-West color-enhanced channels 11-15
 

About Band 13

10.3 µm - "Clean" Longwave IR Window Band - 2 km resolution - Band 13 at 10.3 µm is an infrared window, meaning it is not strongly affected by atmospheric water vapor. This channel is useful for detecting clouds all times of day and night and is particularly useful in retrievals of cloud top height.

GOES-16 Band 13 corresponds approximately to the old GOES-13 IR cloud channel.

• For more details, see the Band 13 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 615 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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