TopicGOES-16 and GOES-18  ABI Lunar Trending Calibration Scans scheduled for July 7 - July 9, 2023

Date/Time Issued:  June 29, 2023, 1811Z

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

Date/Time of Initial Impact: July 7, 2023, 20:48 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: July 9, 2023, 03:02 UTC

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 July 7 - July 9, 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 schedules are below.