Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)

The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite system (GOES) are a series of geosynchronous satellites operated by the United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The GOES system provides us with solar imagery, magnetometer data, solar X-ray data and data on high energy solar protons at Earth. Below you will find solar imagery at a multitude of wavelengths from a number of different GOES missions.

GOES-16

SUVI 094

GOES-16 SUVI 094

SUVI 131

GOES-16 SUVI 131

SUVI 171

GOES-16 SUVI 171

SUVI 195

GOES-16 SUVI 195

SUVI 284

GOES-16 SUVI 284

SUVI 304

GOES-16 SUVI 304

Thematic map

GOES-16 Thermatic map

GOES-18

SUVI 094

GOES-18 SUVI 094

SUVI 131

GOES-18 SUVI 131

SUVI 171

GOES-18 SUVI 171

SUVI 195

GOES-18 SUVI 195

SUVI 284

GOES-18 SUVI 284

SUVI 304

GOES-18 SUVI 304

Thematic map

GOES-18 Thermatic map

Courtesy of the GOES system (NOAA)

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