Topic: GOES-16 and GOES-17 ABI Lunar Trending Calibration Scans scheduled for March 17 - March  20, 2022


Date/Time Issued:  March 9, 2022 2133Z


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


Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 17, 2022 1715Z


Date/Time of Expected End: March 20, 2022 2327Z


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  March 17 - March 20, 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.




·    3/17/2022 (DOY 076) 17:15:30Z

·      3/18/2022(DOY077) 16:49:53Z

·    3/20/2022 (DOY 079) 18:57:25Z & 19:18:25Z


·    3/17/2022 (DOY 076) 21:36:49Z

·      3/18/2022(DOY077) 21:05:09Z

·    3/20/2022 (DOY 079) 23:23:15Z & 23:27:15Z

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