Topic: GOES-16 and GOES-17 ABI NEOWISE Comet Observation scheduled for August 14, 2020

Date/Time Issued: August 11, 2020 2317Z

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

Date/Time of Initial Impact for GOES-16: August 14, 2020 08:48 UTC
Date/Time of Expected End for GOES-16: August 14, 2020, 08:50 UTC
Date/Time of Initial Impact for GOES-17: August 14, 2020 12:52 UTC
Date/Time of Expected End for GOES-17: August 14, 2020, 12:54 UTC

Length of Outage:  Approximately 2 minutes for each event. See schedule below.

Details/Specifics of Change:

Two very short, GOES-16 and GOES-17 NEOWISE comet scans 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


8/14/2020 (DOY 227) – 08:48 UTC

8/14/2020 (DOY227) –12:52 UTC

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