ADMIN NOTICE NOUS72 KNCF




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NOUS72 KNCF 181240
ADMNCF
PLEASE PASS TO MIC, HIC, ESA, ITO, AND SOO
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SUBJ:  FALL 2003 GOES KEEP-OUT TIMES
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FROM NOW THROUGH OCTOBER 30, 2003, THERE WILL BE PERIODS OF TIME NIGHTLY
WHERE EITHER GOES-EAST AND/OR GOES-WEST IMAGERY WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE DUE
TO THE GOES SATELLITES PASSING THROUGH EARTH'S SHADOW.  WHILE ONE SATELLITE
IS IN ECLIPSE, THE OTHER WILL COMPENSATE BY WIDENING ITS IMAGE.  THIS IS A
NORMAL OCCURRENCE EVERY SPRING AND FALL.  THE SCHEDULE OF THE ECLIPSE TIMES
AND OTHER RELATED INFORMATION MAY BE FOUND AT:
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http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/SATS/eclipse.html
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ncf/kbb


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