Topic: GOES-16 and GOES-17 ABI Lunar Trending Calibration Scans scheduled for April 5-8, 2020

Date/Time Issued: March 27, 2020 1709Z

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

Date/Time of Initial Impact: April 5, 2020  14:57 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: April 8, 2020 17:06UTC

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 5-8, 2020 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.

 Impact Times:



·         4/5/2020 (DOY 096) – 14:57:36 UTC & 15:00:36 UTC

·         4/7/2020 (DOY 098) – 17:32:08

·         4/8/2020 (DOY 099) – 17:06:17


·         4/5/2020 (DOY096) – 19:14:40 UTC & 19:18:40 UTC

·         4/7/2020 (DOY098) – 20:20:02 UTC & 21:49:53 UTC

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