About the Termination of GOES-9 Satellite and the Usage of Visible Imagery

At 0300 UTC on July 14, 2005, GOES-9, which has been used as the primary geostationary meteorological satellite of Japan, terminated its dissemination service. From now on, Himawari-6 (MTSAT-1R) will serve as the primary meteorological satellite.

After the termination of GOES-9, the operation of this site changes as follows.