Topic:  Himawari-8 Weekly Special Satellite Operations Schedule (through June 25, 2022, the next weekly cycle)

Time Issued:  June 16, 2022  1510 UTC

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

Date of Initial Impact (start date of first scheduled event):  June 22, 2022

Date of Expected End (end date of last scheduled event):  June 23, 2022

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, 2022

A calibration of the visible bands of the AHI is scheduled from 2040 UTC on June 22, 2022.
As a result, the following observation will be cancelled:

  • 2050 UTC (P125) on June 22, 2022
Maintenance of the HimawariCloud Service on June 23, 2022

Maintenance of the HimawariCloud service is scheduled from 0900 UTC - 1100 UTC, June 23, 2022.
As a result, for several times during the above period, access to all data distributed from HimawariCloud may be interrupted and data updates may be delayed.

Point of contact for further Information:  ESPC Operations --; 301-817-3880

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