Topic: NOAA 20 VIIRS Lunar Calibration Roll Maneuver Scheduled for November 19, 2018

Date/Time Issued: November 15, 2018 1755Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: All NOAA 20 Sensor Data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: November 19, 2018 01:29:09Z

Date/Time of Expected End: November 19, 2018 02:31:09Z

Length of Outage: See Details.

Details/Specifics of change: On November 19, 2018, NOAA 20 will perform a spacecraft attitude maneuver for the VIIRS Lunar Calibration, with a roll of -2.802 degrees centered at 01:54:09Z. Science data may be impacted while the spacecraft is pointing off-nadir during the attitude maneuver and the CERES instrument will not provide nominal science data as it will placed in a contamination safe mode. The timeline of events for this maneuver are provided below.

The following observatory systems will be affected on 2018 November 19:

01:29:09 Z M-bM-^@M-^S 02:31:09 Z M-BCERES will be in Contam-Safe, science data will not be available
01:44:09 Z M-bM-^@M-^S 02:06:09 Z M-BHRD will be off, data for direct broadcast users will be unavailable
01:48:37 Z M-bM-^@M-^S 02:01:41 Z M-BVIIRS encoder offset and gain will be set for Moon observation
01:49:09 Z M-bM-^@M-^S 02:01:09 Z M-BNOAA-20 will be pointing off-nadir, collected data may be impacted and not disseminated

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