G16/17 Lunar Trending 06/29 - 06/30

Topic: GOES-16 and GOES-17 ABI Lunar Trending Calibration Scans scheduled for June 29-30, 2020

Date/Time Issued: June 24, 2020 15:29 UTC

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

Date/Time of Initial Impact: June 29, 2020  11:21 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: June 30, 2020 17:11 UTC

Length of Outage:  Approximately 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 June 29-30, 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.




·         6/29/2020 (DOY 181) – 11:21:40 UTC & 12:42:14 UTC

·         6/30/2020 (DOY 182) – 12:42:02 UTC & 13:02:02 UTC


·         6/29/2020 (DOY181) – 15:40:11 UTC & 16:56:15 UTC

·         6/30/2020 (DOY182) – 17:08:24 UTC & 17:11:24 UTC

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