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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Himawari-9 -
Full Name Himawari-9 Status Operational (nominal)
Mission Agencies JMA Launch Date 2016
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date 2031
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 41836 (TLE)
International Designator 2016-064A
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 4 )
GHRSST Level 4 OSPO Global Foundation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis (GDS version 2)
GHRSST Level 4 OSPO Global Nighttime Foundation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis (GDS version 2)
SatCORPS CERES GEO Edition 4 Himawari-9 Northern Hemisphere Version 1.2
SatCORPS CERES GEO Edition 4 Himawari-9 Southern Hemisphere Version 1.2

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