Topic:  Himawari-9 Weekly Special Satellite Operations Schedule (through April 7, 2023)

Date/Time Issued:  March 30, 2023  1705 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted:  Himawari-9 AHI Imagery

Date of Initial Impact (start date of first scheduled event):  March 30, 2023

Date of Expected End (end date of last scheduled event):  April 7, 2023

Length of Outage:  See detailed information below for specific Himawari-9 AHI data periods affected.


East-west station keeping maneuver for Himawari-9 on March 31, 2023.

An east-west station-keeping maneuver for Himawari-9 is scheduled from 02:40 UTC on March 31, 2023. As a result, the following observation will be canceled:

02:50 UTC(P017) on March 31, 2023.

Calibration of the Visible Bands of the AHI on April 7, 2023.

A calibration of the visible bands of the AHI is scheduled from 20:40 UTC on April 7, 2023. As a result, the following observation will be canceled:

20:50 UTC(P125) on April 7, 2023.

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