THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - SXI -
Full Name Solar X-ray Imager Status Operational
Instrument Agencies NOAA, USAF Maturity High Heritage - Operational
Instrument Type Space environment Geometry
Instrument Technology Space environment monitor Sampling Other
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Obtains data on structure of solar corona. Full disk imagery also provides warnings of geomagnetic storms, solar flares, and information on active regions of sun and filaments.
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary
UV (~0.01 µm - ~0.40 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Total electron content (TEC) 
Instrument Missions
GOES-12 - Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - 12 (2001 - 2013)
GOES-13 - Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - 13 (2006 - 2021)
GOES-14 - Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - 14 (2009 - 2024)
GOES-15 - Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - 15 (2010 - 2025)
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