Topic: GOES-16 and GOES-17 ABI Lunar Trending Calibration Scans scheduled for January 23-26, 2019

Date/Time Issued: January 22, 2019 1452 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 and GOES-17 ABI MESO-2 outages

Date/Time of Initial Impact: January 23, 2019 M-B1933 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: January 26, 2019 0058 UTC

Length of Outage: M-BApproximately 2 minutes for each event. See schedule below.


Details/Specifics of Change:

Several, very short, GOES-16 and GOES-17 routine calibration scans for lunar trending will be performed on January 23-26, 2019 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.


GOES-16: January 23, 2019 M-B1933-1935 UTC and 1949-1951 UTC

GOES-17: January 23, 2019 M-B2339-2341 UTC


GOES-17: January 24, 2019 M-B0018-0020 UTC


GOES-16: January 25, 2019 M-B2039-2041 UTC and 2212-2214 UTC

GOES-17: January 25, 2019 M-B0133-0135 UTC


GOES-17: January 26, 2019 M-B0056-0058 UTC


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