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20 Oct 2020 - 08:37 EDT
20 Oct 2020 - 12:37 UTC

GOES-West - Sector view: Pacific Northwest - Band 11*

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Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1045 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1045 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1100 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1100 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1115 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1115 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1130 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1130 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1145 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1145 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1201 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1201 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1206 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1206 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1211 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1211 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1216 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1216 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1221 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1221 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1226 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1226 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1231 UTC
Band 11 - 8.4 µm - Cloud Top - IR - 20 Oct 2020 - 1231 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
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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