TopicGOES-16 and GOES-18  ABI Lunar Trending Calibration Scans scheduled for Jun 26 - Jun 28, 2023

Date/Time Issued:  June 22, 2023, 1815z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 and GOES-18 ABI MESO-2 outages

Date/Time of Initial Impact: June 26, 2023, 14:38Z

Date/Time of Expected End: June 28, 2023, 12:35Z

Length of Outage:  Approximately 2 minutes for each event. See the schedule below.


Details/Specifics of Change:

Several, very short, GOES-16 and GOES-18 routine calibration scans for lunar trending will be performed on June 26 - June 28, 2023, 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.



·         06/28/2023 (DOY 179) 12:31:23Z & 12:35:23Z

·        06/27/2023 (DOY 178) 11:14:21Z  & 12:24:53Z


·         06/27/2023 (DOY 178) 15:32:32Z & 16:36:18Z

·        06/26/2023 (DOY 177) 14:38:56Z & 16:06:07Z

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