Topic: NOAA-20 VIIRS Lunar Calibration Roll Maneuver Scheduled for April 15, 2019
Date/Time Issued: April 12, 2019 1645Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: All NOAA-20 Sensor Data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: April 15, 2019 1535Z
Date/Time of Expected End: April 15, 2019 1631Z
Length of Outage: See Details.
April 15, 2019, NOAA-20 will perform a spacecraft attitude
maneuver for the
VIIRS Lunar Calibration, with a roll of -1.37 degrees centered
at 15:58:28 Z.
Science data may be impacted while the spacecraft is pointing
the attitude maneuver and the CERES instrument will not provide
data as it will placed in a contamination safe mode. The
events for this maneuver are provided below.
The following observatory systems will be affected:
15:35:28Z - 16:31:28 Z CERES will be in
data will not be available
15:54:57Z - 16:01:57 Z VIIRS encoder offset and gain will be set for Moon observation
15:55:28Z - 16:01:28 Z NOAA-20 will be pointing off-nadir, collected data may be impacted and not disseminated
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