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Full Name Himawari-8 Status Operational (nominal)
Mission Agencies JMA Launch Date 07 Oct 2014
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date 2029
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 40267 (TLE)
International Designator 2014-060A
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude -140.7 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Meteorology, environmental monitoring, data collection platform
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols AHI
Atmospheric Humidity Fields AHI
Atmospheric Winds AHI
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature AHI
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) AHI
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth AHI
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness AHI
Mission Instruments
AHI - Advanced Himawari Imager
Himawari Comms - Communications package for Himawari
Himawari DCS - Data Collection System for Himawari
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 13 )
Climatology for NOAA Coral Reef Watch (CRW) Daily Global 5km Satellite Coral Bleaching Heat Stress M ...
GHRSST NOAA/STAR Himawari-08 AHI L2P Pacific Ocean Region SST v2.70 dataset (GDS version 2)
GHRSST NOAA/STAR Himawari-08 AHI L2P Pacific Ocean Region SST v2.70 dataset in GDS2
GHRSST NOAA/STAR Himawari-08 AHI L2P Pacific Ocean Region SST v2.70 dataset in GDS2
GHRSST NOAA/STAR Himawari-08 AHI L3C Pacific Ocean Region SST v2.70 dataset in GDS2
GHRSST NOAA/STAR Himawari-08 AHI L3C Pacific Ocean Region SST v2.70 dataset in GDS2
GHRSST NOAA/STAR Himawari-08 AHI L3C Pacific Ocean Region SST v2.70 dataset (GDS version 2)
GPCP Precipitation Level 3 Daily 0.5-Degree V3.1 (GPCPDAY) at GES DISC
GPCP Precipitation Level 3 Monthly 0.5-Degree V3.0 beta (GPCPMON) at GES DISC
GPCP Precipitation Level 3 Monthly 0.5-Degree V3.1 (GPCPMON) at GES DISC

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