G16/17 Lunar Trending 01/14 - 01/16

Topic: GOES-16 and GOES-17 ABI Lunar Trending Calibration Scans scheduled for January 14-16, 2020

Date/Time Issued: January 7, 2020 15:37Z

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

Date/Time of Initial Impact: January 14, 2019 M-B2027Z

Date/Time of Expected End: January 16, 2019 0243Z

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 14-16, 2020 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.

Impact Times:


1/14/2020 - 20:27:32 UTC and 21:15:29 UTC
1/15/2020 - 21:00:20 UTC and 22:25:12 UTC


1/15/2020 - 00:38:41 UTC and 01:37:34 UTC
1/16/2020 - 01:14:59 UTC and 02:43:03 UTC


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