G16/17 Lunar Trending 08/05 - 08/09

Topic: GOES-16 and GOES-17 ABI Lunar Trending Calibration Scans scheduled for August 5-9, 2020

Date/Time Issued: July 30, 2020 0053Z

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

Date/Time of Initial Impact: August 5, 2020  23:02 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: August 9, 2020 01:51 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 August 05-08, 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.Impacts:



·         08/06/2020(DOY 219) - 19:04:01 UTC & 20:00:34 UTC

·         08/08/2020(DOY 221) - 20:11:47 UTC & 21:37:24 UTC


  •  08/05/2020(DOY 218) - 23:02:51 UTC & 23:05:51 UTC
  • 08/09/2020(DOY 222) - 00:27:21 UTC & 01:51:33 UTC   

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