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GOES-West Imager Rapid Scan Scanning Strategy

Depiction of GOES-West Rapid Scan Scaning strategies on Full Disk GOES-West Footprint

This image represents a rough look at how the GOES-West Rapid Scan sectors cover the GOES-West foot print.
More information on what is a footprint.