Topic:  Himawari-8 Weekly Special Satellite Operations Schedule (through June 27, 2020)

Time Issued:  June 18, 2020   1410 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted:  Himawari-8 AHI Imagery

Date of Initial Impact (start date of first scheduled event):  June 22, 2020

Date of Expected End (end date of last scheduled event):  June 22, 2020

Length of Outage:  See detailed information below for specific Himawari-8 AHI data periods affected.


Calibration of the Visible Bands of the AHI on June 22, 2020

A calibration of the visible bands of the AHI is scheduled from 2040 UTC on June 22, 2020.
As a result, the following observation will be cancelled:

  • 2050 UTC (P125) on June 22, 2020
Point of Contact for Further Information:  ESPC Operations at:; 301-817-3880

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