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GOES-R

GOES-R ABI Bands and Bandwidths

ABI Band Central Wavelength (µm) Wavelength Range (µm) Band Explanation Spatial Resolution (km) @ nadir
1 (blue) 0.47 0.45 - 0.49 Visible/reflective 1
2 (red) 0.64 0.59 - 0.69 Visible/reflective 0.5
3 0.865 0.846 - 0.885 Reflective 1
4 1.378 1.371 - 1.386 Cirrus 2
5 1.61 1.58 - 1.64 Snow/ice 1
6 2.25 2.225 - 2.275 Particle size 2
7 3.9 3.80 - 4.00 Shortwave IR window 2
8 6.19 5.77 - 6.6 Water vapor 2
9 6.95 6.75 - 7.15 Water vapor 2
10 7.34 7.24 - 7.44 Water vapor 2
11 8.5 8.3 - 8.7 Water vapor, SO2 2
12 9.61 9.42 - 9.8 Ozone 2
13 10.35 10.1 - 10.6 Longwave IR window 2
14 11.2 10.8 - 11.6 Longwave IR window 2
15 12.3 11.8 - 12.8 Longwave IR 2
16 13.3 13.0 - 13.6 Longwave IR 2