Topic: GOES-15 Fall 2018 Eclipse and Keep Out Zone/Stray Light Exclusion Schedules are now available

Date/Time Issued: September 5, 2018 1350 UTC
Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-15 (GOES-West) Imager and Sounder Data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: August 21, 2018 0901 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: October 16, 2018 0829 UTC

Length of Outage: See tables in detail.

Details/Specifics of Change: The GOES-15 Fall 2018 Eclipse and Keep Out Zone (KOZ)/Stray Light Exclusion (SLZ) schedules are now available at:

For your convenience, the eclipse schedules are provided in HTML, Excel, and Adobe PDF formats. The schedules are for both the Imager and the Sounder instruments on GOES-15 (GOES-West).

We do anticipate possible small changes to the cancellation charts.M-B A notification will be sent as soon as we get more updates.

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

Web Site(s) for applicable information:
See for full GOES scanning schedules and scan sectors.
See for this and other satellite related messages.

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