GOES logo GOES-8 Results last updated 18 June 2004

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Operational Results

ITEM GIF Photoshop
1 km per pixel resolution 640x480 GIF 640x480 PSD
2X zoom 1 km per pixel resolution 2X 320x240 GIF 2X 320x240 PSD
sharpened 2x zoom of 1 km per pixel sharp 2X 320x240 GIF sharp 2X 320x240 PSD
labeled sharpened 2x zoom of 1 km per pixel titled sharp 2X 320x240 GIF titled sharp 2X 320x240 PSD

Semi-Operational Results

Early Infrared Sounding Data

Early Multi-Spectral Images

It is a challenge to compress the GOES-8 Imager's 5 spectral bands with a 1,000 brightness levels into the puny human 3-color, 16-level bandwidth. Imager calibration formulas and coefficients are available for people who want to try their hand at multi-spectral algorithms.

Early Visible Images

Early Infrared Images

First Infrared Image

The first infrared images from the four new channels, on May 31st, thanks to the SSEC gopher at the University of Wisconsin.

First Visible Image

The first visible images on May 9th, thanks to the SSEC gopher at the University of Wisconsin.

Eclipse Images

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