Topic:  Himawari-8 Weekly Special Satellite Operations Schedule (through June 12, 2021)

Time Issued:  June 3, 2021   1415 UTC

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

Date of Initial Impact (start date of first scheduled event):  June 7, 2021

Date of Expected End (end date of last scheduled event):  June 9, 2021

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 7, 2021

A calibration of the visible bands of the AHI is scheduled from 2040 UTC on June 7, 2021.
As a result, the following observation will be cancelled:

  • 2050 UTC (P125) on June 7, 2021
HimawariCloud Network Maintenance on June 9, 2021

Maintenance of the HimawariCloud service network equipment will be performed on June 9, 2021.  As a result, user access to HimawariCloud data may be interrupted and data updates may be delayed by about 30 minutes several times during the below time period:
  •   0100 UTC - 1000 UTC on June 9, 2021
Point of Contact for Further Information:  ESPC Operations at:; 301-817-3880

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