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News Release

First images from Himawari-9

Japan Meteorological Agency
24 Jan. 2017

At 02:40 UTC on 24 January 2017, the first images from all 16 bands were captured by JMA's Himawari-9 geostationary meteorological satellite, which was launched on 2 November 2016.

Testing and checking of the Himawari-9 system, including related ground facilities, are going well. Himawari-9 is scheduled to start operation in March 2017.

For more information: http://www.jma-net.go.jp/msc/en/support/index.html *Link to MSC/JMA

Note: The images shown and linked to here are smaller than their original versions.

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(Small) 2,750 × 2,750 pixels, 1.3 MB
(Medium) 5,500 × 5,500 pixels, 4.6 MB
(Large) 11,000 × 11,000 pixels, 16.3 MB

Band 01
Band 1 (0.47 µm)
(Small) 2,750 × 2,750 pixels, 1.6 MB
(Large) 5,500 × 5,500 pixels, 5.5 MB
Band 02
Band 2 (0.51 µm)
(Small) 2,750 × 2,750 pixels, 1.6 MB
(Large) 5,500 × 5,500 pixels, 5.5 MB
Band 03
Band 3 (0.64 µm)
(Small) 2,750 × 2,750 pixels, 1.7 MB
(Large) 5,500 × 5,500 pixels, 5.7 MB
Band 04
Band 4 (0.86 µm)
(Small) 2,750 × 2,750 pixels, 1.8 MB
(Large) 5,500 × 5,500 pixels, 6.4 MB
Band 05
Band 5 (1.6 µm)
(Small) 2,750 × 2,750 pixels, 1.6 MB
(Large) 5,500 × 5,500 pixels, 5.6 MB
Band 06
Band 6 (2.3 µm)
(Small) 2,750 × 2,750 pixels, 1.4 MB
(Large) 5,500 × 5,500 pixels, 4.9 MB
Band 07
Band 7 (3.9 µm)
(Small) 2,750 × 2,750 pixels, 1.4 MB
(Large) 5,500 × 5,500 pixels, 5.3 MB
Band 08
Band 8 (6.2 µm)
(Small) 2,750 × 2,750 pixels, 0.7 MB
(Large) 5,500 × 5,500 pixels, 2.2 MB
Band 09
Band 9 (6.9 µm)
(Small) 2,750 × 2,750 pixels, 0.9 MB
(Large) 5,500 × 5,500 pixels, 2.6 MB
Band 10
Band 10 (7.3 µm)
(Small) 2,750 × 2,750 pixels, 1.0 MB
(Large) 5,500 × 5,500 pixels, 3.0 MB
Band 11
Band 11 (8.6 µm)
(Small) 2,750 × 2,750 pixels, 1.4 MB
(Large) 5,500 × 5,500 pixels, 4.5 MB
Band 12
Band 12 (9.6 µm)
(Small) 2,750 × 2,750 pixels, 1.0 MB
(Large) 5,500 × 5,500 pixels, 3.4 MB
Band 13
Band 13 (10.4 µm)
(Small) 2,750 × 2,750 pixels, 1.4 MB
(Large) 5,500 × 5,500 pixels, 4.5 MB
Band 14
Band 14 (11.2 µm)
(Small) 2,750 × 2,750 pixels, 1.4 MB
(Large) 5,500 × 5,500 pixels, 4.4 MB
Band 15
Band 15 (12.4 µm)
(Small) 2,750 × 2,750 pixels, 1.3 MB
(Large) 5,500 × 5,500 pixels, 4.2 MB
Band 16
Band 16 (13.3 µm)
(Small) 2,750 × 2,750 pixels, 1.0 MB
(Large) 5,500 × 5,500 pixels, 3.3 MB