20040302: Eclipse-ADMIN NOTICE NOUS72 KNCF (fwd)




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NOUS72 KNCF 020646
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PLEASE PASS TO MIC, ESA, ITO, AND SOO
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SUBJ: NESDIS SPRING 2004 GOES ECLIPSE PERIOD ANNOUNCEMENT
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GOES Spring 2004 Eclipse and Keep Out Zone Schedules
Satellites Impacted: GOES-12, GOES-10, and GOES-9
Products Impacted: GOES-12, GOES-10, and GOES-9 Imager and Sounder Data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: February 12, 2004
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GOES-12, GOES-10 and GOES-9 data user:
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The Spring 2004 Eclipse and Keep Out Zone (KOZ) schedules are
available at http:/www.ssd.noaa.gov or more directly at
http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/SATS/eclipse.html
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The schedule are for both the Imager and the Sounder instruments, and
are for GOES-12, GOES-10, and GOES-9.
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The schedules can be found by clicking on the entry for "GOES Satellite
Operation", and clicking on the entry for Eclipse Schedules, or by
directly following the lick:
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http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/SATS/eclipse.html
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Schedule for GOES-12 full disk scanning operations for February 26, 2004 to
April 27, 2004 provides additional coverage during GOES-10 Keep Out Zone
(KOZ) and Eclipse periods:
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DATE J-DAY TIME
FEB 26 - FEB 27 057-058 0845 to 1014Z
FEB 28 - FEB 29 059-060 0815 to 1014Z
MAR 01 - APR 06 061-097 0815 to 1044Z
APR 07 - APR 19 098-110 0815 to 1014Z
APR 20 - APR 27 111-118 0815 to 0944Z
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Schedule for GOES-10 full disk scanning operations for February 25, 2004 to
April 28, 2004 provides additional coverage during GOES-10 Keep Out Zone
(KOZ) and Eclipse periods:
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DATE J-DAY TIME
FEB 25 - FEB 27 056-058 0430 to 0629Z
FEB 28 - MAR 02 059-062 0400 to 0629Z
MAR 03 - APR 08 063-099 0400 to 0659Z
APR 09 - APR 22 100-113 0400 to 0629Z
APR 23 - APR 28 114-119 0430 to 0629Z
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For more details on GOES-10 KOZ and Eclipse time periods, please see:
http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/SATS/eclipse.html
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Meteosat schedules will be available once updates are posted by
EUMETSAT.
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Contact Information:
Brian Hughes
Satellite Analysis Branch
Satellite Services Division
NOAA/NESDIS/OSDPD
301-763-0881 x106
Brian.Hughes@xxxxxxxx
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See http://www.ssd.noaa.gov//PS/SATS/eclipse.html for full eclipse
schedules. See http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/SATS/messages.html for this and
other satellite related messages.
See http://www.ssd.noaa.gov for full GOES scanning schedules.

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