Topic: GOES-16 and GOES-17 ABI Lunar Trending Calibration Scans scheduled for April 13- April  15, 2022

Date/Time Issued:  April 08, 2022 1350Z

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

Date/Time of Initial Impact: April 13, 2022 1436Z

Date/Time of Expected End: April 15, 2022 2110Z

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  April 13 - April 15, 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.



·    4/13/2022 (DOY 103) 14:36:16 UTC & 14:40:16 UTC

·    4/15/2022 (DOY 105) 15:26:03 UTC & 16:54:19 UTC


·    4/13/2022 (DOY 103) 18:41:06 UTC & 19:09:06 UTC

·    4/15/2022 (DOY 105) 19:42:46 UTC & 21:10:33 UTC

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