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GOES-West - Sector view: Central Alaska - Band 16*

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Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0300 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0300 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0310 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0310 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0320 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0320 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0330 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0330 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0340 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0340 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0350 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0350 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0400 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0400 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0410 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0410 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0420 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0420 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0430 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0430 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0440 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0440 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0450 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0450 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0500 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0500 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0520 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0520 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0530 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0530 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0540 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0540 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0550 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0550 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0600 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0600 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0610 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0610 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0620 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0620 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0630 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0630 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0640 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0640 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0650 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0650 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0700 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 26 Sep 2022 - 0700 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
legend for infrared color-enhanced channel 16
 

About Band 16

13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave IR Band - 2 km resolution - Band 16 is used for mean tropospheric air temperature estimation, tropopause delineation, and as part of quantitative cloud products for cloud opacity estimation, cloud-top height assignments of cloud-drift motion vectors, and supplementing Automated Surface Observing System (ASOS) observations.

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

• For more details, see the Band 16 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 769 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.