Autumnal equinox as seen on GOES-14 Full Disk images

September 22nd, 2012 |
GOES-14 0.63 µm visible channel images (click image to play animation)

GOES-14 0.63 µm visible channel images (click image to play animation)

The autumnal equinox occurred at 14:49 UTC on 22 September 2012. On this day, GOES-14 was providing Full Disk images at 30-minute intervals (as opposed to the normal operational 3-hour interval) as a part of the SRSOR testing period.