Topic: GOES-16 ABI Lunar Trending Calibration Scans scheduled for November 18 and 21, 2018

Date/Time Issued: November 14, 2018 2040 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 ABI MESO-2 outages

Date/Time of Initial Impact: November 18, 2018 M-B1229 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: November 21, 2018 1554 UTC

Length of Outage: M-BApproximately 2 minutes for each event


Details/Specifics of Change:

Four, very short, GOES-16 routine calibration scans for lunar trending will be performed on November 18 and 21, 2018 resulting in an outage of ABI MESO-2 products for about 2 minutes for each event. ABI MESO-1 will still be available during this time. The schedule is below.


November 18, 2018 M-B1229-1231 UTC and 1353-1355 UTC

November 21, 2018 M-B1506-1508 UTC and 1552-1554 UTC


Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at or 301-817-3880


Web Site(s) for applicable information:

See for this and other satellite related messages.


This message was sent to You have been sent this and other notifications because you have opted in to receive it. If for any reason, you wish to unsubscribe, please contact ESPC Help Desk at or (301) 817-3880. Please note: it may take up to two business days to process your unsubscribe request.