GOES 16 Full Disc

These are the latest images from the GOES 16 weather satellite, downloaded via the GOES 17 weather satellite once an hour.

These images are created from data that has been downloaded by Zl1LAC / Leith Cullen and displayed here with thanks.

Clean IR Longwave Band

Less sensitive to atmospheric moisture than the other IR channels. As a result brightness temperatures are usually warmer than traditional IR as less radiation is absorbed by water vapor and re-emitted at higher altitudes.

GOES Imagery

Enhanced Clean IR Longwave Band

An enhanced version of the clean IR longwave band image to highlight areas of precipitation.

GOES Imagery

Description Source

GOES 16 Band Reference Guide – note this applies to GOES 16 and 17.