15 April 1999 -- Super Rapid Scan Operations (SRSO) Over the Tropical Atlantic

GOES-8 visible image -  Click to enlarge

GOES-8 visible

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GOES-8 6.7um water vapor image -  Click to enlarge

GOES-8 6.7um IR ("water vapor")

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A test of NOAA GOES-8 Super Rapid Scan Operations (SRSO) was conducted for a 3-hour period on 15 April 1999 over the tropical Atlantic (east of Barbados). The satellite scanned this sector at 1-minute intervals during portions of this time period.

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