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Photos of the Day: The Next-Gen of Geostationary Satellites

Fri, 11/01/2013 - 9:36am
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The GOES-R Satellite's Advanced Baseline Imager, or ABI prototype model. Image Credit: Excelis

The Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) is the primary sensor on the new generation GOES satellites, GOES-R. ABI will have 16 spectral bands, which will contribute to a greater number of products and better data quality. ABI will track and monitor cloud formation, atmospheric motion, and more.

The GOES-R Satellite's Advanced Baseline Imager, or ABI sensor unit. Image Credit:

Read: Primary GOES-R Instrument Ready to be Installed onto Spacecraft

For more information visit http://www.goes-r.gov/ and http://goes.gsfc.nasa.gov

ExcelisFor more images visit our Flickr gallery: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nasa_goddard/sets/72157637133559554/

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