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GOES-West - Sector view: Hawaii - Band 15*

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Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1621 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1621 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1626 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1626 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1631 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1631 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1636 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1636 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1641 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1641 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1646 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1646 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1651 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1651 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1656 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1656 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1701 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1701 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1706 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1706 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1711 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1711 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1716 UTC
Band 15 - 12.3 µm - Dirty Longwave Window - IR - 26 Jul 2021 - 1716 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
legend for GOES-West color-enhanced channels 11-15
 

About Band 15

12.3 µm - "Dirty" Longwave IR Window Band - 2 km resolution - Band 15 at 12.3 µm offers nearly continuous monitoring for numerous applications, though usually through a split window difference with a cleaner window channel. These differences can better estimate low-level moisture, volcanic ash, airborne dust/sand, sea surface temperature, and cloud particle size.

• For more details, see the Band 15 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 662 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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