G16/17 Lunar Trending 1/21 - 1/23

Topic: GOES-16 and GOES-17 ABI Lunar Trending Calibration Scans scheduled for January 21 - January  23, 2022,

Date/Time Issued:  January 14 2022 1853Z

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

Date/Time of Initial Impact: January 21, 2022  1956Z

Date/Time of Expected End: January 23, 2022 0154Z

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  January 21 - January 23, 2022, 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.


·    1/21/2022 (DOY 021) 19:56:54 UTC & 20:26:54 UTC

·    1/22/2022 (DOY 022) 20:15:53 UTC & 21:37:05 UTC


·     1/22/2022 (DOY 022) 00:04:40 UTC & 00:51:15 UTC

·      1/23/2022 (DOY 023) 00:30:05 UTC & 01:54:25 UTC

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