Update #2: Times and Dates changed.

Topic: GOES-17 (GOES-West) ABI Mode 3 Cooling Timeline Implementation for April 25, 2020

Date/Time Issued: April 24, 2020 1850Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-17 ABI Imagery and Level 2 Products

Date/Time of Initial Impact: April 25, 2020 0600 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: April 25, 2020 11300 UTC

Length of Event: 5.5 hours on only April 25th from 0600 UTC to 1130 UTC.

Details/Specifics of Change: This change has been made due to a scheduling conflict with a North-South stationkeeping maneuver.

The following implementation of the cooling timeline will resume April 26th:


see https://www.ospo.noaa.gov/Operations/messages.html for this and other satellite related messages.

See GOES-17 ABI performance website at https://www.goes-r.gov/users/GOES-17-ABI-Performance.html

See https://www.ospo.noaa.gov/Operations/GOES/west/Mode3G_Cooling_Timeline_G17.html for GOES-17 ABI Cooling Timeline Scan Schedule

Users are encouraged to send an email to Alisa.Young@noaa.gov to report any unexpected issues with downstream products and services.

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