Topic: GOES-18 SUVI Lunar Shadow Sequence Test

Date/Time Issued: March 15, 2023 1637Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-18 SUVI interruption of normal sequencing products, temporary SUVI product outage.

Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 22, 2023 03:00Z

Date/Time of Expected End: March 22, 2023 05:15Z

Length of Outage: 2 hours 15 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change: During a GOES-18 lunar shadow event, SUVI's normal sequence will be replaced with a specialized sequence for 2 hours from 03:06Z to 05:06Z. Afterwards, at 05:15Z, normal sequence will resume on GOES-18 SUVI. 

Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations: or 301-817-3880; GOES Payload Engineering: 301-817-4409 

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