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Archive: Wed Oct 2022

Band 7 on Himawari-9 vs. Band 7 on Himawari-8

Himawari-9 is slated to become operational (replacing Himawari-8, which has been operational at 140.7o E Longitude since 2015!) on 13 December 2022 (Link). One change that users might observe arises from the slightly shorter central wavelength in the shortwave infrared band (Band 7). On Himawari-8, the central wavelength is 3.885... Read More